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Files concerning Weeks Natural Resources (UK) Ltd. of which Anthony Greenwood was Chairman, 1969-1976

MS. Eng. c. 6335
Held at the Weston Library


(fols. 17-119) Falkland Islands oil exploration, 1969-1975, including:

  1. (fols. 17-42) report on petroleum prospects of Falklands with map, 1969
  2. (fols. 50-53) letter from Sir Alec Douglas-Home concerning applications for oil exploration, 1971
  3. (fols. 54-87) discussion of whether United Kingdom would transfer sovereignty of Falklands to Argentina, 1972-1974
  4. (fols. 88-91) strategy proposal for Weeks Natural Resources, 1975

(fols. 120-166) Scandinavian oil exploration, including (fols. 132-145, 164-166) accounts of Anthony Greenwood's visits to Oslo and Stockholm, 1970-1972

(fols. 181-259) oil exploration in Norwegian waters, including joint exploration with the American Independent Oil Company and Oivind Lorentzen Activities (Oslo), 1973-1974

(fols. 260-286) the company's corporate plan and draft agreement to purchase gas oil with the Intercontinental Petroleum Company Ltd., 1973

(fols. 287-307) Weeks Natural Resources (Ireland) Ltd. and oil and gas exploration in Irish offshore areas, 1973-1974

(fols. 308-315) Weeks Natural Resources Australia, 1973-1976

(fols. 316-372) the winding-up of World Petroleum Investments Ltd. (of which Anthony Greenwood was Chairman and a director until Apr. 1974) and possible take-over by Weeks Natural Resources Ltd., 1974


  • Creation: 1969-1976


372 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Eng. c. 6335

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