The  Zamperini  family moved to Long Beach, California at about the time oil was discovered (in 192
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The Zamperini family moved to Long Beach, California at about the time oil was discovered (in 192

Discovery of the Long Beach oil field - especially the gusher at Alamitos well number 1 - converted the city from a seaside resort with some agriculture to an industrial town with a major port.  During the 1920s, the oil field was the most productive in the world.  By the 1930s, Long Beach was known as an oil town..

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The

Zamperini

family moved to Long Beach, California at about the time oil was discovered (in 1921) at Signal Hill. 

Discovery of the Long Beach oil field - especially the gusher at Alamitos well number 1 - converted the city from a seaside resort with some agriculture to an industrial town with a major port.  During the 1920s, the oil field was the most productive in the world.  By the 1930s, Long Beach was known as an oil town.

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Beware of politically motivated

websites and information!

History of Long Beach Oil, specifically Signal Hill – include Signal Hill Petroleum

Oil overview/background – what is oil, searching for oil in an urban area, how to access oil

Science of Oil – (drilling, usage, and disposal) impact on ecology, environment, climate

Oil economy - statistics/facts/figures, how are gas prices (“at the pump”) set?, peak oil?

Global/California energy options

Why we

need

oil and other petroleum products

Why might we want to try to become less dependent on oil (foreign and/or domestic)