NEW GUINEA RESOURCES
EXTENSIVE 01 LFIELDS. WELL WORTH DEVELOPMENT, Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. MELBOURNE, Dooember 29. I)r Wade, a, London scientist, who examined the oil-hearing deposits in Papua, has recommended the Commonwealth. Government to immediately dovelop them. His advice is based upon the discovery of evidence of petroleum alonj* a eoasta-l belt from eight to twelve miles wide. Surface indication.* have been found over an area of 1.500 square miles.
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NEW GUINEA RESOURCES, Evening Star, Issue 15688, 30 December 1914