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Process, Practice & Impact classification:

The following processes, practices and impacts relate to key technical and commercial activities of the Scottish shale oil industry or are associated with the community and environmental impact of their operations :

3.3.3 - Celebrating & Recording Shale Heritage
The decline and closure of the shale oil industry took place in an age before the industrial heritage movement became established and before facilities existed for the preservation of large industrial machinery. First hand experience of the Scottish shale oil industry is fading fast from living memory, however the achievements of James “Paraffin” Young are still celebrated and the history of this distinctive Scottish industry remains very much in the public consciousness

3 - Social Impact
3.1 - Workplace
3.1.1 - Worker's Representation (26 Items)
3.1.2 - Occupational Health (52 Items)
3.1.3 - Personal Histories: Working Lives (139 Items)
3.2 - Home & Community
3.2.1 - Friendly Societies & Cooperatives (22 Items)
3.2.2 - Public Health (6 Items)
3.2.3 - Personal Histories: Home & Community Lives (116 Items)
3.2.4 - Community Organisations, Sports & Pastimes (26 Items)
3.2.5 - Events, Occasions & Presentations (56 Items)
3.3 - Influence & Legacy
3.3.1 - Emigration and Overseas Influence (35 Items)
3.3.2 - Environmental Rehabilitation (20 Items)
3.3.3 - Celebrating & Recording Shale Heritage (44 Items)