Oil well drilling rigs
Subject Source: Fast
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Gilcrease Oil Company, East Texas "Early Days" video
Identifier: MS 503
Abstract: The Gilcrease Oil Company, East Texas "Early Days" video is a copy derived from a film that was apparently created in the 1920s or 1930s showing oil-drilling related activities of the Gilcrease Oil Company in East Texas centering on the East Texas Oil Field near the Texas towns of Longview and Gladewater.
Gulf Oil Research and Development Company Records
Identifier: MS 582
Overview The collection consists of material representing the work of Abraham J. Teplitz, research scientist-engineer at Gulf Oil Research and Development Company, from 1926 through 1966. It includes technical reports either authored or jointly authored by Teplitz, a specialist in the technology of oil well drilling. Also included are two notebooks related to patents and a folder of memorabilia and one of photographs.
Kirby Petroleum Company / George Sawtelle Executive Records
Identifier: MS 504
Overview The materials in this collection are from the Houston-based Kirby Petroleum Company and the records of George Sawtelle, president and later chairman of the company to 1965. This collection consists of 2.5 linear feet of photographs, correspondence, business records, clippings, and technical papers. The primary correspondents are John H. Kirby, Clint Murchison, Cooper Ragan, and George Sawtelle. This material provides a valuable look at the early days of the oil industry in Texas. In particular,...
Dates: 1921-1967, bulk 1931-1953
Panhandle Eastern Corp. Historical Records
Identifier: MS 500
Abstract: The bulk of this material consists of business records of the PanEnergy Corp., relating in particular to the records of the Panhandle Eastern Corp. and Texas Eastern Corp. from the 1920s to the 1990s. Much of the material is related to two corporate histories: From Texas to the East: A Strategic History of Texas eastern Corporation and Gas Pipelines and the Emergence of America's Regulatory State: A History of Panhandle Eastern...