Wamsutta Oil Refinery

Wamsutta Oil Refinery was established around 1861 in McClintocksville in Venango County near Oil City, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It was the first business enterprise of Henry Huttleston Rogers (1840-1909), who became a famous capitalist, businessman, industrialist, financier, and philanthropist.

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