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William Knox D’Arcy and the History of Irani Oil

The following is a brief history of how the largest oil reserves in Iran were discovered. This does not include every possible detail. Please refer to the sources listed below in order to get more details.

darcyWilliam Knox D’Arcy

William Knox D’Arcy was born in England on the 11th of October, 1849. He was the son of a local solicitor, studied law as a youngster, and then moved to Australia with his family. There he joined his father’s new law business and waited for opportunity to knock.

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