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Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields

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.
Date: 1945
Creator: Boatright, Mody Coggin
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

Facts Relating to the Production and Substitution of Manufactured Gas for Natural Gas

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.
Date: 1929
Creator: Odell, William Wallace
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 2]

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).
Date: 1923
Creator: Swigart, T. E. & Beecher, C. E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Manual for Oil and Gas Operations [Part 1]

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).
Date: 1923
Creator: Swigart, T. E. & Beecher, C. E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Salvage of Material in the Oil Industry

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.
Date: 1929
Creator: Bowie, C. P.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engineering Report of Cotton Valley Field, Webster Parish, Louisiana

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.
Date: 1931
Creator: Ross, J. S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: August 1943
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn & Guthrie, R. K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Waste of Oil and Gas in the Mid-Continent Fields

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.
Date: May 1914
Creator: Blatchley, Raymond S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Underground Wastes in Oil and Gas Fields and Methods of Prevention

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.
Date: July 1916
Creator: McMurray, William F. & Lewis, James O.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Methods of Shutting Off Water in Oil and Gas Wells

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.
Date: October 1918
Creator: Tough, F. B.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Engineering Report on Oklahoma City Oil Field, Oklahoma

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.
Date: January 1937
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn; Rawlins, E. L. & Bopp, C. R.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Characteristics and Analyses of Ninety-Two Colorado Crude Oils

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.
Date: February 1957
Creator: Wenger, W. J.; Whisman, M. L.; Lanum, W. J. & Ball, J. S.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: February 1955
Creator: Cook, Alton B.; Spencer, G. B.; Bobrowski, F. P. & Chin, Tim
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: 1959
Creator: Zaffarano, Richard F.; Cupps, Cecil Q. & Fry, J.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

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

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.
Date: May 1955
Creator: Eakin, J. L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Water Flooding of Oil Sands in Illinois

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.
Date: August 1944
Creator: Taliaferro, David Benjamin; Keithly, C. M. & Jennings, Thomas
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analyses of Crude Oils From Some Fields of Southern Louisiana

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.
Date: November 1934
Creator: Kraemer, A. J. & Garton, E. L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Survey of Subsurface Brine-Disposal Systems in Western Kansas Oil Fields

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the disposal of brine from oil field injections. Information on handling and disposing of brine and injection equipment is presented. This report includes tables, and a map.
Date: August 1943
Creator: Grandone, Peter & Schmidt, Ludwig
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Secondary-Recovery Potentialities of the Buckrange Reservoir, Stephens Oilfield, Columbia, Nevada, and Ouachita Counties, Arkansas

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines over petroleum-engineering studies conducted on Stephens Oilfield in Arkansas. The production history, and geology of the oilfield are discussed. This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: May 1956
Creator: Meadows, Paul & Hawkins, Murphy E.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Analysis of Oil Production in the Near-Depleted Mexia-Powell Fault-Line Fields of Texas

Description: Report issued by the U.S. Bureau of Mines on the oil fields located near the Mexia-Powell fault line in Texas. Properties of the oil fields, including geology and oil production, are presented. This report includes tables, graphs, maps, and illustrations.
Date: August 1943
Creator: Hill, Harry Blackburn & Guthrie, R. K.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Developments in Waterflooding and Pressure Maintenance in Osage County, Oklahoma Oilfields, 1961

Description: Report issued by the Bureau of Mines discussing waterflooding techniques used in Osage County, Oklahoma. As stated in the introduction, "information on each individual project covered in this report includes the early history, methods used to complete wells, source and treatment of water, description of automatic custody-transfer systems, oil production-decline curves, mineral analysis of waters, typical electric logs and core analyses, development maps, and the results of waterflooding" (p. 2). This report includes tables, maps, and illustrations.
Date: 1961
Creator: Johnston, Kenneth H. & Castagno, Joe L.
Item Type: Report
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department