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  • Main Title The Decline and Ultimate Production of Oil Wells, with Notes on the Valuation of Oil Properties
  • Series Title United States Bureau of Mines Reports
  • Added Title United States Bureau of Mines Bulletin 177
  • Added Title Petroleum Technology 51
  • Series Title Petroleum technology (United States. Bureau of Mines)
  • Series Title Bulletin (United States. Bureau of Mines)


  • Author: Beal, Carl H.
    Creator Type: Personal
  • Author: United States. Bureau of Mines.
    Creator Type: Organization
    Creator Info: Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines


  • Name: United States. Government Printing Office.
    Place of Publication: Washington D.C.


  • Creation: 1919


  • English


  • Content Description: From General Statement Purpose of the Report: "The present investigation was undertaken for the purpose of supplying some of the material so badly needed in the valuation and more efficient operation of oil properties. Because of the lack of time for further studies, the amount of data already accumulated and the policy of the Bureau of Mines of publishing as soon as possible any information that may be of use to an industry, the bulletin is issued now."
  • Physical Description: 234 p. : ill.


  • Keyword: oil
  • Keyword: investigations

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  • Place Name: United States - Kansas
  • Place Name: United States - Louisiana
  • Place Name: United States - Oklahoma
  • Place Name: United States - Texas


  • Name: Technical Report Archive and Image Library
    Code: TRAIL


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

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  • Report


  • Text


  • Report No.: Bulletin 177
  • Report No.: Petroleum Technology 51
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc12371