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Abandoned Texas oil fields

Abandoned Texas oil fields

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Oil fields -- Texas

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Boston Technologies
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Oil and Natural Gas, Boston Technologies Inc
    The Physical Object
    Pagination326 p. :
    Number of Pages326
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15476714M

    In this book, Roger M. Olien and Diana Davids Hinton chronicle the explosive growth of the Texas oil industry from the first commercial production at Corsicana in the s through the vital role of Texas oil in World War II. to developing oil fields. Last but not least, as industry activity boomed from place to place, oil created a.   The residents of West Texas are accustomed to a life dependent on hydrocarbons. The small communities built into the flat desert are dotted with oil pumps and rigs, and the chemical smell of an.

    True-life horror story Author examines three decades of murder along I and the Texas killing fields Maggie Galehouse Jan. 22, Updated: Jan. 26, a.m.   out of 5 stars Book traces the first half century of oil in Texas from Spindletop through East Texas and the Permian Basin. Reviewed in the United States on Ap There are three reasons why you should buy Diana and Roger Olien's book `Oil in Texas'.Cited by: 2.

      Photograph of abandoned oil field equipment at the Lucas Gusher site, with oil derricks in the distance. Physical Description 1 photograph: negative, b&w ; 35 : Larry Jene Fisher.   The Texas Killing Fields are part of a mile stretch that runs along Interst between Houston and the Island city of Galveston, Texas, dubbed the “highway to hell.”.


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