Chalmer Kirkbride begins the interview by describing his family background and childhood in Oklahoma and Kansas. During high school, Kirkbride's interests were influenced by his brother-in-law, a chemist for…
- Interviewee Kirkbride, Chalmer G., (Chalmer Gatlin), 1906-1998
- Interviewer Bohning, James J.
- Subject Catalytic Construction Company, Pan American Petroleum Corporation, Standard Oil Company (Indiana), Kirkbride, Chalmer G., (Chalmer Gatlin), 1906-1998, Magnolia Petroleum Company, Sun Oil Company, Texas A & M University, Houdry Process Corporation, and Chemical engineers
A chemist with Standard Oil Company's Research Department, Steininger explored the possible creation of an instrument to analyze and record hydrogen sulfide concentrations in oil refineries, a safety measure otherwise…