Oil and Gas Fields of the Western Interior and Northern Texas Coal Measures and of the Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary of the Western Gulf Coast

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - 64 Seiten

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Seite 67 - LIBRARY CATALOGUE SLIPS. [Take this leaf out and paste the separated titles upon three of your catalogue cards. The first and second titles need no addition; over the third write that subject under which you would place the book ill your library.] United States.
Seite 58 - Oil began to flow, probably from the stratum passed at 1,050 feet, and the 4-inch pipe which was used in drilling was shot out of the well, carrying block and tackle with it, followed by the column of water used in drilling, and this was followed by the oil.
Seite 37 - Oil and Gas Fields of the Upper Cretaceous and Tertiary Formations of the Western Gulf Coast,
Seite 38 - ... of the United States Geological Survey in 1901, entitled, Reconnaissances of the Cape Nome and Norton Bay Regions, Alaska, in 1900, pp. 1-180. The report for 1901 was published as Professional Paper No. 1," United States Geological Survey, 1902, 120 pp. and 8 maps. The report on the 1902 expedition may be found in the Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey, pp. 94—102. Concerning this see, also, an article by Brooks and Reaburn in the National Geographic Magazine,...
Seite 42 - Texas9, brings together a good description of the iron ores of East Texas with many analyses taken from the reports of the Survey. He also published a paper entitled The Eocene Tertiary of Texas East of the Brazos River10, in which he gives a more detailed account of the beds with sections and lists of fossils and a resume of the history as he interprets it. Hayes and Kennedy, in Oil Fields of the Texas-Louisiana Coastal Plain11, furnish a map showing distribution of the Tertiary in southeast Texas...
Seite 65 - Price 15 cents. 164. Reconnaissance in the Rio Grande Coal Fields of Texas, by Thomas Wayland Vaughan, including a Report on Igneous Rocks from the San Carlos Coal Field, by ECE Lord.
Seite 27 - ... increasing demand accounts for the great increase in the price of gasoline within the past few years. The supply must eventually be exhausted. In view of these facts it seems apparent that through false economy the people may be deprived of a natural resource, which should be held a luxury.
Seite 46 - Beaumont, oi at an elevation of about 20 feet above tide level. This would give the clay, assuming the upper bed at both places to be the same, a dip of about 1 foot per mile, and give the marsh an average thickness of 12 feet. Grigsbys Bluff forms a prominent feature along the Neches River about 4 miles north of the entrance of the stream in the Sabine Lake. The bluff itself is made up chiefly of recent material. It is about loO yards long and from 10 to 15 feet high.
Seite 46 - From the head of East Bay to High Islands the land is low wet prairie, covered with ponds, and in many places impassable for wagons. The High Islands are the only high lands on the Gulf coast between Galveston and Sabine, and probably the highest on the coast of Texas. Their elevation is 80 to 150 feet above high water, 1 Win.
Seite 45 - Bine clay containing limy concretions 90 5. Mottled blue and brown clay, pale watery-green clay, pale-brown and blue clays, seen together along small cut north of Summit 70 6. Mottled brown with pink shade running through the sand 12 7. Laminated or thinly stratified brown sand with white streaks 30 8. Brown and gray sands, inclosing pebbles of iron and siliceous rocks, forming the surface as far as Hyatt... 60 9. Laminated blue clays, extending from Village Creek southward to Grigsbys Bluff, thence...

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