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A ruptured pipeline along the scenic California coastline leaked more than , gallons of crude oil, with at least 21, gallons dumped into the ocean, creating a nine mile slick before it.

Talitha Getty 18 October — 11 July [1] was an actress and model of Dutch extraction, born in the former Dutch East Indies, who was regarded as a style icon of the late s. She lived much of her adult life in Britain and, in her final years, was closely associated with the Moroccan city of Marrakesh. Her husband was the oil heir and subsequent philanthropist John Paul Getty Jr. She was thus the step-granddaughter of both Augustus John and his muse and second wife, Dorothy "Dorelia" McNeil — , who was a fashion icon in the early years of the 20th century.

Isabel Getty, also known as Izzy Getty, born is an American singer, visual artist, and socialite. She is the lead singer of the London-based rock band Jean Marlow. Paul Getty, the founder of Getty Oil. Pia Christina Miller Getty born , is an American independent filmmaker. She later studied art history at Georgetown University. The couple have four children, Isabel b. They divorced in Pia is the American spokeswoman for the cosmetics company Sephora.

She is frequently featured in Vogue, Vanity Fair and other society magazines. Her first feature documentary film, China Trust is an American anthology drama television series created by Simon Beaufoy that premiered on March 25, on FX. Premise Trust follows "the trials and triumphs of one of America's wealthiest and unhappiest families, the Gettys. Told over multiple seasons and spanning the 20th century, the series begins in with the kidnapping of John Paul Getty III, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, by the Italian mafia in Rome.

The film depicts J. Paul Getty's refusal to cooperate with the extortion demands of a group of kidnappers from the organized crime Mafia group 'Ndrangheta, who abducted his grandson John Paul Getty III in Principal photography took place from March to August Kevin Spacey originally portrayed J. Paul Getty, appearing in the film's initial marketing campaign.

Scenes were reshot just a month prior to the film's release. Getty may refer to: Paul Getty Paul Getty — , son of J. With an estimated 1. The trust also provides grants and training to other museums and cultural institutions. The trust has a library, publications program and visiting scholar program. The trust's conservation program is dedicated to advancing conservation practice through the creation and delivery of knowledge. However, since , the trust has scaled back the scope of its activities in response to financial challenges.

Paul Getty Museum Trust was es It is located at South Irving Boulevard in Windsor Square, a historic district located on the east of the Hancock Park district, and located approximately five miles west of the Los Angeles City Hall. Paul Getty, an oil tycoon. The Getty Oil company purchased the house in , and offered the property to the City of Los Angeles on November 12, The original gardens were designed by A.

Hanson, and have been restored. Mayor's residence The house became the official residence for the mayor of Los Angeles. Mayor Tom Bradley was the first to move into the house at the beginning of his second term in , and resided there until leaving office in However, his two immediate successors opted not to move into the house, so it was unoccupied between It is the tallest building in the San Fernando Valley.

The building was sold to Broadway Partners in December The Getty Villa is one of two locations of the J. Located at the easterly end of the Malibu coast in the Pacific Palisades neighborhood of Los Angeles, California, United States,[2] the Getty Villa is an educational center and museum dedicated to the study of the arts and cultures of ancient Greece, Rome, and Etruria. The collection is documented and presented through the online GettyGuide as well as through audio tours.

History The entrance to the Getty Villa sets the tone of entering an archaeological dig. In , oil tycoon J. Paul Getty opened a gallery adjacent to his home in Pacific Palisades. He was known as Bill to all friends and family. A lifelong San Franciscan, Newsom had longstanding political and financial ties.

His father ran the Pat Brown campaign for San Francisco district attorney, who then later became governor of California. He was also a close friend of Gordon Getty, son of oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, who lived in his house during the s while attending St. Ignatius Catholic prep school in San Francisco. Tidewater Oil Company rendered as Tide Water Oil Company from to was a major petroleum refining and marketing concern in the United States for more than 80 years.

Tidewater was best known for its Flying A—branded products and gas stations and for Veedol motor oil. The company entered the gasoline market just before World War I, and by was selling gasoline, oil and other products on the East Coast of the United States under its Tydol brand. Pennzoil Place, which served as the headquarters of Pennzoil Pennzoil is an American oil company founded in Los Angeles, California in In United Gas Corporation became part of Pennzoil.

During the s, the company moved its offices to Houston, Texas. Most programming on ESPN networks consist of live or tape-delayed sporting events, sports news programming, sports talk shows, and original series and documentaries.

In , American television network ABC purchased a stake in the company. ABC merged with Capital Cities He received a scholarship to attend DePauw University in Indiana, where he met his future wife Mickey. After college, he was a supply officer in the US Air Force.

He played baseball as third baseman with the hopes of going pro. Parts he procured for the Air Force were used in F and F fighter jets, as well as on Mercury space capsules. His son Scott was born in , the year he was discharged from the military. A caricature of John D.

Most sources agree on John D. Rockefeller being the richest American in history, although they appear to define riches as an individual's wealth as a share of contemporary GDP.

This method of comparing individuals' wealth across time is disputed. Most sources agree on Carnegie. Further places are a matter of even bigger debate. Given the economic rise of the United States of America since its origins, with America beco Mobil gas station Route 1, Saugus, Massachusetts - night view Mobil, previously known as the Socony-Vacuum Oil Company, is a major American oil company which merged with Exxon in to form a parent company called ExxonMobil.

It was previously one of the Seven Sisters which dominated the global petroleum industry from the mids until the s. Today, Mobil continues as a major brand name within the combined company, as well as still being a gas station sometimes paired with its own store or On the Run. The former Mobil headquarters in Fairfax County, Virginia, were used as ExxonMobil's downstream headquarters[1] until when ExxonMobil consolidated employees into a new corporate campus in Spring, Texas.

Look up tidewater in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tidewater may refer to: Tidewater region, a geographic area of southeast Virginia and northeast North Carolina Tidewater accent, an accent of American English associated with the Tidewater region of Virginia Tidewater glacier, a classification of glacier Tidewater marine services , a company providing marine services to the offshore petroleum industry Tidewater Middle East Co.

James Pitaro currently serves as chairman of ESPN, a position he has held since March 5, due to the resignation of John Skipper on December 18, who succeeded George Bodenheimer as president in Girolamo Piromalli October 7, — February 11, , also known as Mommo, was a historical and charismatic boss of the 'Ndrangheta, a Mafia-type organisation in Calabria Italy.

His criminal base was his home town Gioia Tauro on the Tyrrhenian coast of Calabria. He was the capobastone head of command of the Piromalli 'ndrina. The Piromalli 'Ndrina contained more than members. Its flagship product is its fuel "Texaco with Techron". It also owns the Havoline motor oil brand. Texaco was an independent company until its refining operations merged into Chevron Corporation in , at which time most of its station franchises were divested to the Shell Oil Company.

The Texas Fuel Company was not set up to drill wells or to produce crude oil. Men like John W. It has diversified into petrochemistry and the desalination of seawater. Overview Sonatrach is the largest Algerian and African company and the 11th largest oil consortium in the world. Its gross sales as of was 1, billion Algerian dinars for a net income of billion.

Sonatrach operates the largest oil field in Algeria, Hassi M A member of the Progressive Conservatives, he served as Energy Minister and Federal and Intergovernmental Affairs Minister in the government of Peter Lougheed before leaving politics for the private sector in He returned to politics six years later to contest the leadership contest resulting from Lougheed's retirement.

He defeated two other candidates, and became Premier November 1, As Premier, Getty was faced with an economic slowdown and falling energy prices, which hit Alberta's petroleum-dominated economy hard. Faced with mounting government deficits and increasing unemployment, he cut social spending and intervened with government money to prevent businesses from failing.

Several of these interventions backfired in high-profile fashion, failing at their intended objective and costing scarce public funds as well. While some analysts a Gavin Christopher Newsom born October 10, is an American politician and businessman who is the 40th and current governor of California. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served as the 49th Lieutenant Governor of California from to and as the 42nd Mayor of San Francisco from to He was sworn in as Governor of California on January 7, After graduation, he founded the PlumpJack wine store with family friend Gordon Getty as an investor.

The PlumpJack Group grew to manage 23 businesses, including wineries, restaurants, and hotels. Newsom began his political career in , when San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown appointed him to serve on the city's Parking and Traffic Commission, and as a member of the Boa SeaWorld San Diego is helping to clean and care for and oil-affected sea lion pup after the oil spill Tuesday May 19, Oil surrounds the feet of local resident Morgan Miller as he patrols the beach for oiled wildlife north of Goleta, California, May 19, A volunteer holds an octopus covered in oil along the coast of Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California, May 20, The Los Angeles Times reported that the company accumulated safety and maintenance infractions since , according to federal records.

Buckets of oil volunteers collected from an oil slick are lined up along the coast of Refugio State Beach in Goleta, California, May 20, The spill is largest in years and the Santa Barbara-based Environmental Defense Center said to have it occur in "a sensitive and treasured environment is devastating to watch. Whales along the surface of the Pacific ocean near a sheen of oil north of Goleta, California, May 20, Oil flows toward the ocean from an inland oil spill near Refugio State Beach north of Goleta, California, May 20, A dead lobster and sea anemone are seen in an oil-filled tide pool near Refugio State Beach north of Goleta, California, May 20, Paul Getty talks with colleague Industrialist J.

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