Position
geophysicist
Active
: no
Founder
: no
Start
around 1930
End
around 1933

About

Gulf Oil was founded in 1933 in the Oakland section of Pittsburgh, but moved to its current location in Harmar Township in 1935. For many decades it was one of the leading industrial research centers in the world, with labs encompassing research ranging from petroleum, chemical, polymers, refining to even nuclear applications thanks to a three million volt Van de Graaff particle accelerator. It also served for a time as the site of geophysics research by two-time winner of the Nob... (continued)