Oil-Field Practice (Classic Reprint)

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OIL-FIELD PRACTICE CHAPTER I GENERAL OBSERVATIONS Vith the tremendous development that has taken place in the Petroleum Industry, now one of the largest and most important in the country, it is difficult to realize that. it is only two years over three score old. In 1859 Edwin Drake drilled his famous well at Oil Creek and discovered oil in commercial quantity. That strike created the first oil excitement in the Americas. Prior to that time oil was produced in small quantities from the brine wells of western New York and eastern Pennsylvania. Drake was the first man to drill successfully for oil. Since his early discovery the industry has grown by leaps and bounds. Oil has been sought all over the two Continents. Commercial pools have been found in Alaska, in Canada, in sL"{teen of the United States, in :itlexico, in Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia and the Argentine. Thousands of men are engaged in the drilling of oil and gas wells both in new and in proven ar

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PREFACE ; CHAPTER; I GENERAL OBSERVATIONS; II LANDS ; III DEVELOPMENT-DRILLING; IV DEVELOPMENT-DRILLING (Continued); V DEVELOPMENT-PRODUCTION METHODS; VI TRANSPORTATION-STORAGE-FIRES ; VII AVOIDABLE OIL-FIELD WASTES AND LOSSES; VIII REI<'INING METHODS-CASING-HEAD GASOLINE; IX ELEcIENTS OF VALUATION-BUYING OIL PROPERTIES; ApPENDIX-TABLES-GLOSSARY; INDEX ;

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Book Description Forgotten Books. Paperback. Condition: New. 322 pages. Dimensions: 9.0in. x 6.0in. x 0.7in.OIL-FIELD PRACTICE CHAPTER I GENERAL OBSERVATIONS Vith the tremendous development that has taken place in the Petroleum Industry, now one of the largest and most important in the country, it is difficult to realize that. it is only two years over three score old. In 1859 Edwin Drake drilled his famous well at Oil Creek and discovered oil in commercial quantity. That strike created the first oil excitement in the Americas. Prior to that time oil was produced in small quantities from the brine wells of western New York and eastern Pennsylvania. Drake was the first man to drill successfully for oil. Since his early discovery the industry has grown by leaps and bounds. Oil has been sought all over the two Continents. Commercial pools have been found in Alaska, in Canada, in sLteen of the United States, in : itlexico, in Colombia, Venezuela, Peru, Bolivia and the Argentine. Thousands of men are engaged in the drilling of oil and gas wells both in new and in proven arTable of Contents PREFACE ; CHAPTER; I GENERAL OBSERVATIONS; II LANDS ; III DEVELOPMENT-DRILLING; IV DEVELOPMENT-DRILLING (Continued); V DEVELOPMENT-PRODUCTION METHODS; VI TRANSPORTATION-STORAGE-FIRES ; VII AVOIDABLE OIL-FIELD WASTES AND LOSSES; VIII REI This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Paperback. Seller Inventory # 9781440094286

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