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The Bowie-Gavin Process: Its Application to the Cracking of Tars and Heavy Oils, Also to the Recovery of Oil from Oil-Soaked Sands or Shales, or from Oil Shales

The Bowie-Gavin Process: Its Application to the Cracking of Tars and Heavy Oils, Also to the Recovery of Oil from Oil-Soaked Sands or Shales, or from Oil Shales

Date: 1926
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the Bowie-Gavin process. As stated in the introduction, "this paper describes a process and an apparatus designed to recover oil from such deposits" (p. 1). The results of experiments conducted using this process are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
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Gas Masks for Gasoline and Petroleum Vapors

Gas Masks for Gasoline and Petroleum Vapors

Date: August 1924
Creator: Katz, Sidney H. & Bloomfield, J. J.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over gas masks developed for gasoline and petroleum vapors. Descriptions of different types of gas masks developed are presented. This paper includes tables, photographs, and illustrations.
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Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1919 and 1920

Bibliography of Petroleum and Allied Substances in 1919 and 1920

Date: January 1923
Creator: Burroughs, Elizabeth Harding
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines consisting of bibliographies for petroleum bulletins. The bibliographies for bulletins published between 1919 and 1920 are presented.
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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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Petroleum Investigations and Production of Helium

Petroleum Investigations and Production of Helium

Date: June 1919
Creator: Manning, Van. H.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on petroleum and helium production. The results of the studies are presented and discussed.
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Crude Oil: Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects: The Petroleum World

Crude Oil: Qualitative and Quantitative Aspects: The Petroleum World

Date: 1966
Creator: Smith, Harold M.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines discussing qualitative and quantitative aspects of the petroleum industry. As stated in the introduction, "the purpose of this report is to present authoritative qualitative data from many sources in such a manner as to form an authentic and understandable picture of crude oil as we know it today. The qualitative facts will be augmented by some semi-quantitative data to provide a somewhat broader perspective" (p. 2). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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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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A Study of a Solvent Analytical Separation of Waxes from Petroleum and its Lubricating Fractions

A Study of a Solvent Analytical Separation of Waxes from Petroleum and its Lubricating Fractions

Date: 1938
Creator: Horne, Joseph W. & Holliman, W. C.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing studies conducted on the wax byproducts of crude petroleum. As stated in the scope of report, "this report discusses the principal methods given in the literature for the quantitative determination of wax in petroleum and its fractions by the use of selective solvents" (p. 3). This report includes tables, and illustrations.
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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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Recovery of Gasoline From Uncondensed Still Vapors

Recovery of Gasoline From Uncondensed Still Vapors

Date: April 1922
Creator: Dow, Donald B.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the possibilities of increasing fuel production from crude oil. Methods of recovering oil that is lost by remaining uncondensed are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, and illustrations.
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Analyses of Crude Oils From Some Fields of Southern Louisiana

Analyses of Crude Oils From Some Fields of Southern Louisiana

Date: November 1934
Creator: Kraemer, A. J. & Garton, E. L.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the studies of crude oil samples collected from southern Louisiana. The properties of each sample are analyzed. This report includes tables.
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