Modern oil industry born in 1859 at Pennsylvania well – Midland Reporter-Telegram


Midland Reporter-Telegram

Modern oil industry born in 1859 at Pennsylvania well
Midland Reporter-Telegram
In the 1840s, oil was collected in Burning Springs, West Virginia, which was sold to the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad as a lubricant. What made Drake Well different is that a full-fledged industry developed. Storage, transportation, refining, exchanges