Portrait of Herman Frasch (1851-1914), a chemist and engineer best known for his work in the petroleum industry.
Herman Frasch was born on December 25, 1851 in Gaildorf, Germany. Frasch was schooled at the Gymnasium in…
Peter Morris starts this interview by asking Donald Green and Willard Asbury about the early years at Standard Oil Development Company and the influence of Frank Howard and Eger Murphree. The arc process is discussed as…
- Interviewee Asbury, Willard C., 1900-1986 and Green, Donald A., 1905-1988
- Interviewer Morris, Peter J. T.
- Subject Standard Oil Development Company, United States Strategic Bombing Survey, Esso Research and Engineering Company, Asbury, Willard C., 1900-1986, Green, Donald A., 1905-1988, Petroleum industry and trade, Interessengemeinschaft Farbenindustrie Aktiengesellschaft, Standard Oil Company, Solvay Process Company, Enjay Chemical Company, Atmospheric Nitrogen Company, Hydrogenation Engineering and Chemical Company, Ziegler-Natta catalysts, Petroleum chemicals industry, and Chemical engineers
George Govier begins the interview with a discussion of his family background and youth. Govier grew up in Canada, the son of a business owner. While in high school, he developed a strong interest in chemistry,…
Cachet and stamp depict oil pipeline and drilling derricks.
- Manufacturer Thomas De La Rue & Company
- Subject Postmarks, Commemorative postage stamps, First day covers (Philately), Congresses and conventions, Postage stamps, United Arab Republic, Petroleum engineering, League of Arab States, Egypt, Cachets (Philately), Science on postage stamps, Petroleum industry and trade, and Arab Petroleum Congress
Cachet depicts chemical apparatus used in the petroleum industry. Stamp depicts Paul Sabatier, "founder of catalytic chemistry."