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Early Texas oil

Rundell, Walter.

Early Texas oil

a photographic history, 1866-1936

by Rundell, Walter.

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Published by Texas A & M University Press in College Station .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas
    • Subjects:
    • Petroleum industry and trade -- Texas -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Walter Rundell, Jr.
      SeriesThe Montague history of oil series ;, no. 1
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD9567.T3 R85
      The Physical Object
      Pagination260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4904917M
      ISBN 100890960291
      LC Control Number76051653
      OCLC/WorldCa2983700

      Early History of the Oil & Gas Industry in Texas The history of oil and gas exploration in Texas is a long one, dating from the first major discovery at Corsicana in Years later, the Lucas No. 1 well blew at Spindletop near Beaumont in and the industry took another huge step forward in becoming a dominant feature in the Texas economy.   This book contains information about Hopkins County, including Directories for Sulphur Springs and Nelta, chapters about important places and events in the history of the county, biographical sketches of individuals and families who settled the county, and a list of county officials.

      In , a huge oil discovery in Pennsylvania made kerosene the dominant lighting fuel in America. The first deliberate oil strike in Texas was at Oil Springs near Nacogdoches in This well produced only about ten barrels a day. A locally successful well was drilled in Brown County in that produced about barrels a day.   In the s, he started drilling for oil in Texas with dilapidated, rusty equipment. After three years of pulling up nothing but dirt, Joiner .

      The East Texas Oil Field is a large oil and gas field in east ng , acres (57, ha) and parts of five counties, and hav historic and active oil wells, it is the second-largest oil field in the United States outside Alaska, and first in total volume of oil recovered since its discovery in Over billion barrels of oil have been produced from it to-date.   'The Son': A Texas Saga With Guilt And Gore To Go Around Philipp Meyer's second novel is a centuries-spanning family saga that chronicles the growth of Texas. Many hands are bloodied in the novel.


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