Description: Interview with Frederick Dittus, an executive at Caltex Petroleum Corporation. He discusses his educational background, his early job experience with Standard Oil Company of California, the Dittus-Boelter equation, his pre-World War II experiences in Nazi Germany, construction of the Bahrain refinery for Bapco, the formation of Caltex in 1936, his transfer to Caltex, his activities during World War II, the postwar refinery expansion, and the evolution of the Technical Services Division.
Date: September 13, 1985
Creator: Marcello, Ronald E. & Dittus, Frederick W., 1897-
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Partner: UNT Oral History Program