Arrowhead Petroleum Corporation stock certificate

WASHINGTON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY     (Washington County, Utah)

ARROWHEAD PETROLEUM CORPORATION

HISTORY

The Arrowhead Petroleum Corporation was incorporated in Nevada on June 10, 1927.
Charles D. Alsop was hired as the General Manager.

The company acquired land and explored for oil in the Punchbowl, Washington, and Bloomington domes in Washington County.

In 1933, Arrowhead bought the Canadian company, Escalante Exploration Corporation.
With this company came the oil well south of St. George that exploded on March 6, 1935.


PHOTOS

Photos on the web:
Photo of an oil field in Virgin
Arrowhead Petroleum Corporation stock certificate


REFERENCES

Arrowhead Oil Co. Organized
Beaver/Weekly Press,   June 24, 1927,   Page 1

Arrowhead Buys 51 per cent of Escalante; Work to Start Soon
Washington County News,   July 20, 1933,   Page 1

Captain Mortimer Gives Interesting Talk On Local Oil Wells
Washington County News,   July 20, 1933,   Page 1

Plans Announced By Arrowhead Pet. Co.; New Officers Elected
Washington County News,   March 21, 1935,   Page 1

New Derrick Is Being Erected At Escalante
Washington County News,   April 11, 1935,   Page 1

Work Progressing At The Punch Bowl Down Oil Location
Washington County News,   December 19, 1935,   Page 1

Washington County Chapter, Daughters of the Utah Pioneers, "Under Dixie Sun"
1950 with 1978 Supplement
Pages 278-279.

Douglas D. Alder and Karl F. Brooks, "A History of Washington County From Isolation to Destination"
Published by the Zion Natural History Association, Second Edition (2007)
Pages 242-245.