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Oil in Texas

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Allstars 2014-2015

on 2 June 2014

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Oil in Texas
The Oil Boom
Spindletop is a salt dome oil field in Beaumont, Texas. On January 10, 1901, a well (know as Lucas Gusher) blew over 150 feet in the air with a rate of 100,000 barrels a day. It took 9 days before the well was brought under control.
Lucas Gusher
~ Melrose, 1966
~ Luling, 1922
~ Panhandle, 1921
~ Yates, 1926
~ Van, 1929
~ Greta, 1928
~ Kelsey, 1938
~ Hawkins, 1940
~ Goose Creek, 1908
~ Ranger, 1917
Oil Fields In Texas
~ Scandrill Inc.
~ ConocoPhillips
~ Aztec
~ Lewis Energy
~ Pacific Drilling
~ Acteon
~ Fox Oil Drilling
~ Statoil
~ Noble Drilling

*Texas produces 1,087,000 barrels of oil each day.

*In Texas the amount of Crude Oil Producing wells are 150,239.

*The Permian Basin in West Texas contains more than 20 of the Nation's top 100 oil feilds.
Strange Facts
Oil Feild
Oil Drilling Companines in Texas.
Oil in Texas
The Oil Boom was a period of dramatic change and economic growth in Texas.
One of the first major gusher in Texas was the Lucas gusher at Spindletop.
Luling Oil Field

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