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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

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.
Date: 1926
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
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Low-Temperature Carbonization of Coal

Description: Technical paper issued by the Bureau of Mines over studies on low-temperature carbonization of coal. Methods and equipment used during the studies are discussed. This paper includes tables, illustrations, and photographs.
Date: 1926
Creator: Fieldner, Arno Carl
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Recovery of Gasoline From Uncondensed Still Vapors

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.
Date: April 1922
Creator: Dow, Donald B.
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Lithology and Reservoir Properties of the Big Lime, Keener, Big Injun, Weir, and Berea Horizons, Spruce Creek Oilfield, Ritchie County, West Virginia

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines on the lithology of oilfields in Ritchie County, West Virginia. The different properties and characteristics of the core samples found in Ritchie County are presented, and compared. This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: 1963
Creator: McCord, Wallace R. & Eckard, William E.
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Secondary-Recovery Practices and Oil Reserves in the Eastern Part of the Delaware-Childers Field, Nowata County, Oklahoma

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the oil recovery methods used in Nowata County, Oklahoma. Methods include vacuum use, and air-injection. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: December 1946
Creator: Johnston, Kenneth H. & Riggs, C. H.
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Recovery of Oil in California by Secondary Methods: In Two Parts - Part 2. Los Angeles Basin and Coastal Oil Fields

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on secondary methods of oil-recovery in California oil fields. The main recovery method studied are of the pressure-maintenance type, such as air-injection. The report is divided into two parts, and includes maps and tables.
Date: May 1952
Creator: Loomis, A. G.; Fried, A. N. & Crowell, D. C.
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Subsurface Saline Water Sources for Waterflooding in North Texas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over water-supply wells in North Texas. As stated in the summary, "averages of well characteristics, including static fluid levels, working fluid levels, net thicknesses, producing rates, and depths, are presented and discussed" (p. 1). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1961
Creator: Parrish, Frank, Jr. & Garland, Thomas M.
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Underground Combustion Oil-Recovery Experiment in the Venango First Sand, Warren County, Pennsylvania

Description: Report by the Bureau of Mines over oil-recovery methods and experiments conducted in Warren County. Preparation, methods, and results of the experiments are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1963
Creator: Caspero, N. A.; Wertman, W. T. & Eckard, William E.
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Use of Brine in a Kansas Field for Secondary Recovery of Oil

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the use of oil field brine in secondary recovery methods. Characteristics of the brine, and methods used in recovery processes are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: June 1941
Creator: Wilhelm, C. J.; Taylor, Sam S.; Holliman, W. C. & Owens, E. O.
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