Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields

Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields

Date: 1945
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society includes stories about the life of a West Texas oil driller named Gib Morgan and other folk stories about the oil industry.
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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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Salvage of Material in the Oil Industry

Salvage of Material in the Oil Industry

Date: 1929
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over the salvage of necessary equipment for the oil industry. The types of materials that can be salvaged are presented and discussed. This paper includes photographs, and illustrations.
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Engineering Report of Cotton Valley Field, Webster Parish, Louisiana

Engineering Report of Cotton Valley Field, Webster Parish, Louisiana

Date: 1931
Creator: Ross, J. S.
Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over an engineering study of the Cotton Valley oil field. The history, geology, development, and production of the field are discussed. This paper includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Engineering Study of the Rodessa Oil Field in Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas

Engineering Study of the Rodessa Oil Field in Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas

Date: August 1943
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn & Guthrie, R. K.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over drilling operations in Texas, Arkansas, and Louisiana. Results of the operations are discussed. This report includes maps, tables, 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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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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Methods of Shutting Off Water in Oil and Gas Wells

Methods of Shutting Off Water in Oil and Gas Wells

Date: October 1918
Creator: Tough, F. B.
Description: Report discussing methods of shutting off water in oil and gas wells in California, the Midwest, and the Gulf. Emphasis is on the methods used in California and suggestions for modifying California methods to make them applicable in other localities.
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Engineering Report on Oklahoma City Oil Field, Oklahoma

Engineering Report on Oklahoma City Oil Field, Oklahoma

Date: January 1937
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn; Rawlins, E. L. & Bopp, C. R.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the engineering and production methods of the Oklahoma City oil wells. Characteristics and properties of the wells, and methods and practices of well engineering are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
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Characteristics and Analyses of Ninety-Two Colorado Crude Oils

Characteristics and Analyses of Ninety-Two Colorado Crude Oils

Date: February 1957
Creator: Wenger, W. J.; Whisman, M. L.; Lanum, W. J. & Ball, J. S.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over the characteristics and properties of many different crude-oil samples from Colorado. The properties of each sample are presented. This report includes table, maps, and illustrations.
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Disposal of Oil-Field Brines in the Arkansas River Drainage Area in Western Kansas

Disposal of Oil-Field Brines in the Arkansas River Drainage Area in Western Kansas

Date: October 1936
Creator: Wilhelm, C. J.; Thorne, H. M. & Pryor, M. F.
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the disposal methods of oil-field brine. The study focuses on the Arkansas River area of western Kansas. This report includes tables, graphs, illustrations, and maps.
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Petroleum Engineering Report, Big Spring Field and Other Fields in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico

Petroleum Engineering Report, Big Spring Field and Other Fields in West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico

Date: November 1936
Creator: Carpenter, Charles B. & Hill, Harry Blackburn
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over petroleum engineering studies conducted in Texas and New Mexico. The results of the studies are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Petroleum-Engineering Study of K.M.A. Reservoir, Southwestern Part K.M.A. Oil Field, Wichita and Archer Counties, Texas

Petroleum-Engineering Study of K.M.A. Reservoir, Southwestern Part K.M.A. Oil Field, Wichita and Archer Counties, Texas

Date: June 1952
Creator: Dobyns, Rollie P.; Ayers, Marion L. & Lewis, Roger E.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing investigations conducted on the K.M.A. oil field in Wichita and Archer Counties, Texas. History, geology, production data, and drilling methods used in the field are presented. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Petroleum-Engineering Study of Healdton Oil Field, Carter County, Oklahoma

Petroleum-Engineering Study of Healdton Oil Field, Carter County, Oklahoma

Date: February 1953
Creator: Riggs, C. H.; Wey, John E.; Sanabria, Edward, Jr.; Meadows, Paul; Smith, William C. & West, James A.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over petroleum-engineering studies conducted at the Healdton oil field. The methods used for the study are presented. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Petroleum-Engineering Study of the Lake Creek Field, Montgomery County, Texas

Petroleum-Engineering Study of the Lake Creek Field, Montgomery County, Texas

Date: November 1948
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn & Vogel, Felix A., Jr.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over petroleum-engineering studies conducted at the Lake Creek field. As stated in the introduction, "this report is an engineering analysis of the reservoirs in the Lake Creek field and includes estimates of the initial volume of gas and the recoverable hydrocarbon liquid and oil" (p. 5). This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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Petroleum-Engineering Study of Sheridan Field, Colorado County, Texas

Petroleum-Engineering Study of Sheridan Field, Colorado County, Texas

Date: March 1949
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn & Vogel, Felix A., Jr.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over petroleum-engineering studies conducted at the Sheridan oil field. The methods used for the study are presented and discussed. This report includes tables, maps, illustrations, and photographs.
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A New Method of Determining Variations in Physical Properties of Oil in a Reservoir, with Application to the Scurry Reef Field, Scurry County, Texas

A New Method of Determining Variations in Physical Properties of Oil in a Reservoir, with Application to the Scurry Reef Field, Scurry County, Texas

Date: February 1955
Creator: Cook, Alton B.; Spencer, G. B.; Bobrowski, F. P. & Chin, Tim
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over determining the properties of oil reserves. Details about the methods developed to determine these properties are presented. This report includes tables, maps, photographs, and illustrations.
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Petroleum Engineering Study of Flat Rock Oil Field, Osage County, Oklahoma

Petroleum Engineering Study of Flat Rock Oil Field, Osage County, Oklahoma

Date: January 1954
Creator: Riggs, Calvin Harold; Wey, J. E. & Maude, J. V.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over engineering studies conducted on the Flat Rock oil field. As stated in the introduction, "this report of a petroleum-engineering study of the Flat Rock oil field, Osage County, Okla., describes the geology, reviews the production history, and estimates remaining oil reserves" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
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Reservoir-Oil Characteristics, Aneth Field, San Juan County, Utah

Reservoir-Oil Characteristics, Aneth Field, San Juan County, Utah

Date: 1959
Creator: Zaffarano, Richard F.; Cupps, Cecil Q. & Fry, J.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies conducted on the characteristics of reservoir-oil sampled from San Juan County, Utah. The properties of each sample collected are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
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Recent Developments in Water Flooding in Nowata County, Oklahoma: Oil Fields, 1954-55

Recent Developments in Water Flooding in Nowata County, Oklahoma: Oil Fields, 1954-55

Date: May 1955
Creator: Eakin, J. L.
Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over development of systematic flooding in oil field reservoirs. As stated in the introduction, "this report presents a discussion of four full-scale water-flooding projects in the Delaware-Childers field and 1 pilot project in the Curl Creek field" (p. 1). This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
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Water Flooding of Oil Sands in Illinois

Water Flooding of Oil Sands in Illinois

Date: August 1944
Creator: Taliaferro, David Benjamin; Keithly, C. M. & Jennings, Thomas
Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the methods and results of water injection in Illinois oil sands. The operations and properties of the oil sands are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, 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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