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Myth, Legend, Reality: Edwin Laurentine Drake and the Early Oil Industry
Myth Legend Reality Edwin Laurentine Drake and the Early Oil Industry
Author: William R Brice
August 27, 1859, is one of those dates on which the world changed. On that day a drill bit broke into a thin sandstone layer sixty-nine and a half feet below the surface and a mixture of oil and water rose to the surface. Edwin Drake's quest to find oil by drilling was a success, and the modern oil and gas industry took a giant leap forward. Eve...  more »
ISBN: 301944
Pages: 661
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Publisher: Oil REgion Alliance
Book Type: Hardcover
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