National Geographic : 1977 Nov
Nature doesn't explore just one path to reach a goal. Neither should man. For a green plant to survive, it must reach sunlight. So nature provides that if the plant's growth is blocked in one direction, it can grow in another. Man can learn from nature. For us to survive, we must have energy. And companies like Conoco are exploring for many different kinds. For instance, uranium and petroleum are often found in the same kinds of geological formations. And Conoco hunts for these formations from specially-equipped airplanes that take photographs and electronic readings of the land below. So as we look for one resource, we may find clues to another. And we know how to get these resources out of the ground while respecting the natural environment. Conoco's 44,000 people are exploring many paths to the goal of enough energy for everyone. conoco) Doing more with energy. To learn more about what we're doing with energy, write Dept. C, Continental Oil Company, Stamford, Conn. 06904.