Women in the industry: Firing stills as well as any man

Throughout World War II, The Oil Weekly kept a close watch on the oil industry’s aggregate lack of manpower. It became an increasingly dire problem, as many oilfield workers were lost to the war effort. In the Sept. 6, 1943, issue of The Oil Weekly, Standard Oil Company of California was featured as one of the first companies to hire women to fill vacant positions, despite the reluctance of many.

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