Dec 14, 2021
Did you know oil was first discovered in North America in southwestern Ontario--near a town that became known as Oil Springs? Or that the first attempt at fracking involved dumping nitroglycerin down a well, then running for safety?
Energy Examined chats with Christina Sydorko, education program coordinator at Oil Museum of Canada: a national heritage site featuring a working oil well site at Oil Springs. Sydorko shares some of the fascinating stories of the characters who birthed the North American industry, and discusses how their spirit of innovation is reflected in Canada's oil and natural gas industry today.