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BP on the Prowl: From Iran to Canada and Alaska

Following nationalization of oil in Iran, Anglo Iranian Oil Company (AIOC) changed its name to British Petroleum in 1954, and forayed into lands far from Iran: Triad was really formed by the Tanner brothers who were local men that were

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The Oil City: “A Persian Story”

Abbreviations inside brackets indicate sources which can be seen in the web/bibliography. Abadan [refinery] employed 30,000 workers. Most were hired locally, although there were still 3,000 imported Palestinians and Indian laborers working there [in 1941]. Only 16 Iranians with British

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