The Glenbow Western Research Centre is closed. Email archives@ucalgary.ca for assistance. See Libraries & Cultural Resources COVID-19 page for updates.

Oil Sands Oral History Project

































































































































































































































































































































































































Interviews with oil sands personalities. — 2011-2013. — Consists of recorded interviews (video or sound) with significant individuals who worked in the Alberta oil sands. — Arranged in alphabetical order by name of individual. All of the interviews have been transcribed (see links below). To view the videos or to listen to the original recordings, please consult with an archivist. Some of the sound recordings have been digitized, and some of the audio has been stripped from the video interviews and digitized (see links below).


A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T |U | V | W | Y | Z
A Mickey Abougoush. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Brad Anderson. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  David Armstrong. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
View transcript.
  Jack Avery. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. View transcript.

B Gene Bacon. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  John Barr. — 2011 Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.
  Guy Boutilier. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Clem Bowman. — 2013 Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. Audio GuideListen to part 3.
Audio GuideListen to part 4. Audio GuideListen to part 5. View transcript.
  Cliff Britch. — [ca. 2011-2013] Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  John Broadhurst. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Larry Brocke. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Elmer Brooker. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  David Brown. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Gerry Burden. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Terry Burton. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.

C Neil Camarta. — [ca. 2011 or 2012] Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Maurice Carrigy. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Jim Carter. — 2011. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Bill Cary. — 2011 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Harbir Chhina. — 2011 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Chuck Collyer. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Ted Cyr. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.

D Lester Deep. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Gerry DeSorcy. — 2012 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Bill Dickie. — 2012 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Howard Dingle. — 2012. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Richard Dixon. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
View transcript.
  Grant Duncan. –2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Maurice Dusseault. — 2011 Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.

E-F Neil Edmunds. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Alan Fair. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. Audio GuideListen to part 3.
View transcript.
  Keith Firmin. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Charlie Fischer. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.

G Rick George. — 2011. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.
  Ned Gilbert. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Ray Gillespie. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Simon Gittins. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  George Govier. — 2012 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Murray Gray. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Ron Gray. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.

H Hassan Hamza. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Maggie Hanna. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
Audio GuideListen to part 3. View transcript.
  Jack Haston. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Toshiku Hirata. — 2012. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Chris Holoboff. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Ernie Hui. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Bill Humphreys. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Al Hyndman. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
View transcript.

I-J-K Eddy Isaacs. — 2011 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Dave Krook. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.

L Bert Lang. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Vern Larson. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. View 1st transcript.
View 2nd transcript.
  Peter Lougheed. — 2011. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Richard Luhning. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Jean Lund. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Neil Lund. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.

M Donald S. Macdonald. — [ca. 2011-2013] Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Hans Maciej. — 2011 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Bert MacKay. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Preston Manning. — 2011. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Dee Parkinson Marcoux. — 2011 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Jacob Masliyah. — 2011. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Bill McAffrey. — 2011. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Bob McClements. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. View transcript.
View transcript of short interview re Ned Gilbert.
  Neil McCrank. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Anne McLellan. — 2011. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Bill Mooney. — 2011 Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.
  Norbert Morgenstern. — 2011. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Tom Morimoto. — 2012 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Arthur Morris. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Jane Morris. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Prakash Mullick. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.

N-O-P-Q Patricia Nelson. — 2012 View transcript.
  Eric Newell. — 2011. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to May 25 interview.
Audio GuideListen to chat before May 26 interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1 of May 26 interview.
Audio GuideListen to part 2 of May 26 interview. View transcript.
  Randy Ottenbreit. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Fred Otto. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Harold Page. — 2011 and 2013 View 2011 transcript. View 2013 transcript.
  Albert Poulette. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
Audio GuideListen to part 3. View transcript.
  Paul Precht. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Carolyn Preston. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Roland Priddle. — 2011 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.

R David Redford. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Joy Romero. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Robert Rosen. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Brian Rottenfusser. — 2012. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Germain Routhier. — 2013 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Mark Ruschkowski. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. View transcript.
  David Ryan. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.

S Bob Scarborough. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  David Schindler. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Glen Schmidt. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Brent Scott. — [ca. 2011-2013] Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.
  Tony Settari. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  John M. Shaw. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
View transcript.
  Mary Clark Sheppard. — 2011. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Cal Sikstrom. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Gail Simpson. — 2013 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Kem Singh. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.
  Robert Skinner. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  George Skulsky. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Bruce Slevinsky. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Nell Spragins. — 2012 Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Gerry Stephenson. — 2011. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
View transcript.
  Barry Stewart. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Bruce Stewart. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
View transcript.
  Jack Suggett. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.
  Mike Supple. — 2012. — Video interview. View transcript.

T Robert Taylor. — 2011. — Video interview, November 2011.
Audio GuideListen to August 2011 interview. Audio GuideListen to November 2011 interview.
View August 2011 transcript. View November 2011 transcript.
  Don Thompson. — 2011. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Don Towson. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.

U-V-W Ron Wallace. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. View transcript.
  Allan Warrack. — 2013. — Video interview. View transcript.
  Kathryn Wood. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2.
View transcript.
  Barry Worbets. — [ca. 2011-2013]. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.

Y-Z Chi-Tak Yee. — 2011. — Video interview. View transcript.
  K.C. Yeung. — 2013. — Video interview. Audio GuideListen now. View transcript.
  Erdal Yildirim. — 2011 Audio GuideListen to part 1. Audio GuideListen to part 2. Audio GuideListen to part 3.
View transcript.