Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 1]

Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 1]

Date: 1923
Creator: Swigart, T. 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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Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 2]

Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 2]

Date: 1923
Creator: Swigart, T. 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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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.
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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Petroleum Engineering Study of the Carthage Gas Field, Panola County, Texas

Petroleum Engineering Study of the Carthage Gas Field, Panola County, Texas

Date: August 1950
Creator: Wilhelm, C. J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over petroleum-engineering studies conducted in Carthage, Texas. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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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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Crater Wells, Richland Gas Field, Louisiana

Crater Wells, Richland Gas Field, Louisiana

Date: 1932
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over "the history of the craters in the Richland gas field. The data have been collected at various times over a period of four years. The equipment and methods of control are discussed, and photographs show the surface conditions at various intervals in the life of the craters" (p. 1). This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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