Summary - TST 32

TRANSPORTES, SERVICIOS Y TELECOMUNICACIONES


TST 32

Alexandre FERNANDEZ

L’arrivée précoce du gaz naturel à Bordeaux (1949-1962)

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Key Words: Natural gas, Bordeaux, France.

[ Abstract ]

This article analyses the early arrival of natural gas to Bordeaux in the period between 1949 and 1962. It is a case especially interesting because it was one of the pioneer cities in France regarding the adaptation of natural gas and because of the uniqueness of the history of gas in Bordeaux. Other aspects are discussed in this research such as the role played by technological innovation and also the conversion of the distribution network.