The ever changing unconventional world
USGS geologist describes how new drilling and development techniques are overturning conventional concepts in gas exploration
The fountain of oil spewing into the air from the “Lucas Gusher” discovery well in the Spindletop oil field in Texas in 1901 marked the beginning of a new industrial era, as companies clamored to cash in on a new oil bonanza, with the subsequent upsurge in oil production feeding an increasing demand....
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