Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum

Collecting and Examining Subsurface Samples of Petroleum

Date: 1941
Creator: Grandone, Peter & Cook, Alton B.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing subsurface samples of petroleum. As stated in the scope of report, "the Bureau of Mines has developed special equipment and procedures for obtaining samples of petroleum under pressure from the bottom of wells and for examining these samples in the laboratory" (p. 4). This report includes tables, illustrations, and a photograph.
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Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas

Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas

Date: 1929
Creator: Odell, William Wallace
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over information obtained on manufactured gas production instead of natural gas production. The information collected is discussed. This includes such topics as rates, methods, and locations of gas. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 2]

Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 2]

Date: 1923
Creator: Swigart, T. E. & Beecher, C. E.
Description: Part two of a bulletin from the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing oil and gas field waste prevention, and policies on field operation. According to the introduction (from part 1), "Part II comprises the revised 'Operating Regulations' which supersede all previous regulations and will govern future operations on public lands" (p. 1).
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Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 1]

Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 1]

Date: 1923
Creator: Swigart, T. E. & Beecher, C. E.
Description: Part one of a bulletin from the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing oil and gas field waste prevention, and policies on field operation. According to the introduction, "Part I of this manual points out types of oil and gas wastes and suggest, in detail or by reference, the most practical and effective methods in current practice for stopping these wastes. Throughout Part I the department's operating policy is given, with interpretations of the 'Operating Regulations' for enforcing every practical measure of conservation" (p. 1).
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The Sampling and Examination of Mine Gases and Natural Gas

The Sampling and Examination of Mine Gases and Natural Gas

Date: 1913
Creator: Burrell, George A. & Seibert, Frank M.
Description: Report by the U.S. Bureau of Mines based on experiments performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to study mine gases. Findings in this bulletin include descriptions of the experiments and equipment used: "The first part of this report deals with the methods used by the bureau in the collection and examination of the various mine gases; the latter part discusses the bureau's methods of sampling and examining natural gas" (p. 5).
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Sampling and Examination of Mine Gases and Natural Gas: A Revision of Bulletin 42

Sampling and Examination of Mine Gases and Natural Gas: A Revision of Bulletin 42

Date: 1936
Creator: Burrell, George A. & Seibert, Frank M.
Description: Revision of a report by the U.S. Bureau of Mines which described experiments performed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to study mine gases. According to the foreword: "Much of the material is reprinted on the following pages in its original form, and changes have been made only where manifestly necessary. Laboratory methods have been brought up to date. Some types of apparatus described in Bulletin 42 have now become obsolete and newer designs are described instead" (p. 1).
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Traps for Saving Gas at Oil Wells

Traps for Saving Gas at Oil Wells

Date: February 1919
Creator: Hamilton, Walter Raleigh
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the use of gas traps at oil wells. Different types of traps are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations.
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Waste of Oil and Gas in the Mid-Continent Fields

Waste of Oil and Gas in the Mid-Continent Fields

Date: May 1914
Creator: Blatchley, Raymond S.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies of waste in oil and gas fields in the mid-continent area. As stated in the introduction, this report "describes the general amounts and kinds of waste, and attempts to show the importance of conserving these natural resources" (p. 5). This paper includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Underground Wastes in Oil and Gas Fields and Methods of Prevention

Underground Wastes in Oil and Gas Fields and Methods of Prevention

Date: July 1916
Creator: McMurray, William F. & Lewis, James O.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the underground wastes of oil and gas in drilling fields. As stated in the introduction, "the writers have endeavored to establish the manner and importance of underground waste by citing a few cases and to show the means whereby it can be prevented" (p. 5). This paper includes illustrations.
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Natural Gas Manual for the Home

Natural Gas Manual for the Home

Date: 1922
Creator: Cattell, R. A.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing a manual written for individuals who use natural gas in the home. As stated in the introduction, "its purpose is to tell about the supply, production, and distribution of natural gas, so that the necessity for preventing waste will be better understood" (p. 1). This report includes a map, illustrations, and photographs.
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Factors Influencing Flow of Natural Gas Through High-Pressure Transmission Lines

Factors Influencing Flow of Natural Gas Through High-Pressure Transmission Lines

Date: December 1931
Creator: Berwald, W. B. & Johnson, T. W.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the effects of different operating conditions on high-pressure natural gas pipelines. Analysis of past and current studies on natural gas transmission are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and an illustration.
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Report of Petroleum and Natural-gas Division: Fiscal Year 1946

Report of Petroleum and Natural-gas Division: Fiscal Year 1946

Date: June 1949
Creator: Cattell, Roscoe Arnold
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the work completed by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Division during 1946. Petroleum engineering studies and natural gas field studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Report of Petroleum and Natural-Gas Division: Fiscal Year 1947

Report of Petroleum and Natural-Gas Division: Fiscal Year 1947

Date: December 1948
Creator: Cattell, Roscoe Arnold
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing the work completed by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Division during 1947. Petroleum engineering studies and natural gas field studies are presented. This report includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Status Report on the Gas Potential From Devonian Shales of the Appalachian Basin

Status Report on the Gas Potential From Devonian Shales of the Appalachian Basin

Date: November 1977
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) of "the potential for producing gas from the Devonian shales of the Appalachian Basin" based on "plausible economic, geologic, and technological assumptions" (Foreward).
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U.S. Natural Gas Availability: Conventional Gas Supply Through the Year 2000

U.S. Natural Gas Availability: Conventional Gas Supply Through the Year 2000

Date: September 1983
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: An assessment by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that examines "the future potential for production of all forms of natural gas in the U.S. Lower 48 States, emphasizing the time frame 1990-2000" (p. iii).
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U.S. Natural Gas Availability: Gas Supply Through the Year 2000

U.S. Natural Gas Availability: Gas Supply Through the Year 2000

Date: unknown
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A study by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) that examines natural gas availability until the year 2000 in the lower 48 United States.
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An Analysis of the Impacts of the Projected Natural Gas Curtailments for the Winter 1975-76

An Analysis of the Impacts of the Projected Natural Gas Curtailments for the Winter 1975-76

Date: November 1975
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Description: A report prepared by the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) analyzing the potential impacts of the expected natural gas shortage of the winter of 1975-76. The study's objectives are to "determine the extent to which these projected curtailments reflect the actual situation and what the impacts and potential danger points might be as a result of the natural gas shortage" (p. ix).
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Studies Regarding the Role of Wyoming Natural Gas in Precipitating Primary uranium Minerals from Pregnant Solutions

Studies Regarding the Role of Wyoming Natural Gas in Precipitating Primary uranium Minerals from Pregnant Solutions

Date: May 11, 1956
Creator: Sims, Harry M. & Smith, Fred L.
Description: Abstract: This project was designed to test the chemical feasibility of depositing of depositing a primary uranium mineral from a pregnant solution by exposing the solution to natural gas in an environment favorable to such deposition.
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