Natural gas is also furnished to the city from oil-fields in Kansas.
The extremely high pressure under which oil is met with in wells drilled in some parts of the Russian oil fields is a matter of common knowledge, and a fountain or spouting well resulting therefrom is one of the " sights" of the country.
The conditions of formation and accumulation of petroleum point to the fact that the principal oil fields of the world are merely reservoirs, which will become exhausted in the course of years, as in the case of the decreasing yield of certain of the American fields.
Experience has proved that in some of the oil fields of the United States one well to five acres is as close as they should be drilled.
Within recent years, owing to the initiative of Colonel English, a method of raising oil by the agency of compressed air has been introduced into the Baku oil-fields.
A form of the rod system is used in the Russian oil-fields, but owing to the large diameter of the wells the appliances differ from those employed elsewhere.
The primitive methods originally in use in the Russian oil-fields have already been described; but these were long ago superseded by pipe-lines, while a great deal of oil is carried by tank steamers on the Caspian to the mouth of the Volga where it is transferred to barges and thence at Tzaritzin to railway tank-cars.
Thompson, The Oil Fields of Russia (1908); and J.
Henry, Oil Fields of the Empire (1910).
The Yenangyat oil-fields, which produce quantities of petroleum, are in the south of the district, and iron used to be worked in a small way.
There are rich oil-fields N.
North-west of the city are the valuable oil fields of Santa Barbara county, notably the Santa Maria field, 6 m.
Beverly is connected by a regular line of oil-steamers with Port Arthur, Texas, and is the main distributing point for the Texas oil fields.
Putting aside salt, which has been already treated, the chief mining resources of India at the present day are the coal mines, the gold mines, the petroleum oil-fields, the ruby mines, manganese deposits, mica mines in Bengal, and the tin ores and jade of Burma.
Considerable progress has been made in the development of the oil-fields in Dutch Borneo, and the Nederlandsch Indische Industrie en Handel Maatschappij, the Dutch business of the Shell Transport and Trading Company, increased its output from 123,50 tons in 1901 to 285,720 tons in 1 9 04, and showed further satisfactory increase thereafter.
This company owns extensive oil-fields at Balik Papan and Sanga-Sanga.
There is every reason to believe that the oil-fields of Dutch Borneo have a great future.
Pittsburg is situated near the lead and zinc region of south-east Kansas and south-west Missouri, is in the midst of a large and rich bituminous coalfield, and lies near natural gas and oil fields.
Why should he, when the Brits kept control of the oil fields?
Undeterred, Macmillan re-read a life of Machiavelli, and turned his attention to Nigeria and its newly discovered oil fields.
Economically it was rich and would be extremely wealthy when its newly-discovered rich oil fields came on stream.
The oil-fields lie around the town of Baku: the largest, that of Balakhany-Sabunchi-Romany (6 sq.
At the end of World War II, he headed for Brownwood, Texas, to work in the oil fields.
The company is expanding into new oil fields throughout the state as well, allowing new positions to be potentially available.
Over the years, many storylines focused on control of Ewing Oil, oil fields and the up and down price of crude oil.
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