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1 edition of The wildcatters found in the catalog.

The wildcatters

an informal history of oil-hunting in America

by Tait, Samuel W. Jr

  • 249 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Petroleum,
  • Oil well drilling,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Samuel W. Tait, Jr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTN870.6.U58 T13 1946a
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 218 pages :
    Number of Pages218
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26657470M
    OCLC/WorldCa17786434

    A wildcatter is an individual who drills wildcat wells, which are exploration oil wells drilled in areas not known to be oil fields. Notable wildcatters include Glenn McCarthy, Thomas Baker Slick, Sr. Mike Benedum, Joe Trees, Clem S. Clarke, and Columbus Marion Joiner; the latter is responsible for finding the East Texas Oil Field in The term dates from the early oil industry in western. Read "Fargo 8: The Wildcatters" by John Benteen available from Rakuten Kobo. The East Texas oilfields came in with a boom. Rivers of money gushed from /5.

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      In the s and s the Texas wildcatter was a recognizable figure in popular culture. Since then, the wildcatter’s role is less celebrated but still important, as shown in the new introduction to this edition of a book originally published in by Texas Monthly Press.&#;Brand: Texas A&M University Press.   Everyone knew it was crazy to try to extract oil and natural gas buried in shale rock deep below the ground. Everyone, that is, except a few reckless wildcatters - who risked their careers to prove the world wrong. Things looked grim for American energy in Oil production was in steep decline and natural gas was hard to find. The Iraq War threatened the nation's already.


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Wildcatters is a great story, even for those unfamiliar with the oil business. And it's well told by the author, who writes in a plain and effective style. You won't be able to put the book down once you start/5(13). The Wildcatters book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

JOHN FAUST, huge and powerful, a sometime bareknuckle prizefighter, ready /5(2). An educational book in that it describes the early days of oil well drilling at the turn of the last century.

A good adventure book if a bit far-fetched. It's always hard to believe that anybody could be as lucky and as tough as some of our adventure book heroes/5. Wildcatters book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

This true story of greed, corruption, and scandal follows one of the most famo /5. Since then, the wildcatter’s role is less celebrated but still important, as shown in the new introduction to this edition of a book originally published in by Texas Monthly Press.

Drawing heavily on oral histories, this book tells the story of the West Texas independents as The wildcatters book group, looking at their business strategies in the context of their national, regional, and local conditions/5(3).

—The New The wildcatters book “ The Frackers, [Zuckerman’s] second book, is told with care and precision and a deep understanding of finance and corporate politics as well as oil and geology.” — Bryan Burrough, The New York by: This book puts the recent history of supplying our energy needs in perspective.

It also teaches the reader how volatile the global and domestic energy market is. The tipping point between wealth and bankruptcy is always staring the independent wildcatters in the face. These people have changed our energy story from import to abundance/5().

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Wildcatters was Sally Helgesen's first book, originally published in The book tells the story of the last years of the Texas oil boom of the late seventies and early eighties Skip to content.

As the title says, this book is primarily a history of five or six prominent players in the shale fracking energy revolution. Some were lifelong wildcatters, others were simply investors interested in the oil and gas industry and the book focuses primarily on them and others to 4/5.

Since then, the wildcatter’s role is less celebrated but still important, as shown in the new introduction to this edition of a book originally published in by Texas Monthly Press. Drawing heavily on oral histories, this book tells the story of the West Texas independents as a group, looking at their business strategies in the context of their national, regional, and local conditions.

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It was released by Portfolio Publishing on November 5, The book was a national bestseller and was named among the best books of by The Financial Times Author: Gregory Zuckerman.

The book centers around five entrepreneurs, George Mitchell (Mitchell Energy), who for years pursued the Barnett Shale against the recommendation of many at. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Fargo 8: The Wildcatters by John Benteen at Barnes & Noble.

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In the s and s the Texas wildcatter was a recognizable figure in popular culture. Since then, the wildcatter's role is less celebrated but still important, as shown in the new introduction to this edition of a book originally published in by Texas Monthly Press.

Drawing heavily on oral histories, this book tells the story of the West Texas independents as a group, looking at their. The Wildcatters (The Making of America, Book #21) View larger image.

By: Lee Davis Willoughby. Sign Up Now. Already a Member. Log In You must be logged into Bookshare to access this title. Learn about membership options, or view our freely available titles. SynopsisPages:   “A lively, exciting, and definitely thought-provoking book.” —Booklist Things looked grim for American energy inbut a handful of wildcatters were determined to tap massive deposits of oil and gas that giants like Exxon and Chevron had ignored/5(7).

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2/5(1).Trouble is Fargo’s business – other people’s trouble. It's Fargo comes to the Texas oil town, Golconda, looking to make some money. Along with the money came trouble. He ends up siding with Curt Russell against Tull Brasher, the town bully intent on owning all the producing oil wells.

Fargo kills, but he doesn’t enjoy it. It’s a job. And he’s good at it. “Wildcatter” is a certainly not a dry history book. Covering the period fromit’s a page-turner, serious and salacious by measures, about a young oil pipe salesman, Jordan Phillips.