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FIEUHHICH HIGH MATHT OF 250 BEACHED TIME SINCE FIELD ' OPENED. American Petroleum Institute disclosed disclosed today. ]n May 12.229,975 barrels of motor fuel were refined, topping by over a million barrels the highest previous record m.ide f in September, 1922. Yet. n'ccnrdtnp to the institute's figures. If all production should coase simultaneously simultaneously there would be only I'igtuy-two gallons a piece for the 10,448,632 automobiles registered In P country. Despite the record-breaking production production month of May. 849,004 bar- r"lfi wero withdrawn from reserves lo simply the current demand, it was shown. Special to The New*. Cameron. Tex.. July 22.--For the first tlm« since the 'discovery well ' was. drilled In the Milam County shallow pool, production has reached the high mark of 250 barrels per day. The wella being completed lately arc of the twenty-barrel variety variety and aro being drilled in what Is believed to be the heart of this pool. Drilling has been carried on In a somewhat fever haste by the operators, who have boon endeavoring endeavoring to Increase the production. The Owens Refining Company on the Sap Railroad ncvcn mllw south of Cameron In t a k i n g the entire output output of the field. The price for ilia , Mllam County crude oil has been reduced by this company following Cut in Crude Oil Should Result in Good oi Industry T.6TAL PRODUCTION FOE PAST WEEK IS ESTIMATED AT 25,000 BARBEIS, Special to The News. Worthom. Tex., connect with the 4%-inch liner set 3,600 feet on down to the pay sand. This, it is.thousrht. will moke a iob that will keep out salt water allow the oil to come^n. There was an abundance of gas showing in the mud in the process bailing the well of its column of when the collapse occurred in the casing. Had it not been for the ng trouble, the well probably would lave been a reality ere this time. Hope* for Bis Well. While the two weeks' careful handling handling of tlus well has had the of quieting the interest that would have otherwise been sensational regarding regarding the well, there are .those who still believe that this well will surpass any well on the gulf coast. They realize that the new area touched by this well has never July 22.--The Special 19 The News. N«w York, July 22.--Conditions favorable to the oil Industry In the United States should result from recent recent crude oil price cuts, in the opinion opinion of B; G. Dawcs. president of the Pure Oil Company, sailing or. the Homeric for Europe where his company's company's Interests arc developing. "Crude oil cuts reflect greater activity activity by operators iu this country and large imports of Mexican oils," iu said. "Thrsi: conditions have developed developed dc.spile warnings from time to time- In Oklahoma, where now operations in January numbered a Wortham-Curry oil field the past week has shown a steady increase in Its production and developments. It is estimated that the total production production is now about 25,000 barrels. Snowden, McSweeney- Longbotham No. 2 haa set caging and is drilling In with good showing. There is much interest manifested in the Ranger-Vindicator Oil and Gas Company's Company's D. Thornton well, live males west of Wortham, which has very good showing. f They are now baling baling well and Indications are very good for production. Trapshootcr Development Company's Company's derrick on Mrs. R. V. Bounds' an opportunity to show what could bo brought to bear on the surface. Twenty-nine feet of pure coarse sand, with'plenty of gas to pep oil up. is thought to be sufficient make a well that will be the of the Humble's famous Chesson 5, which was an acknowledged world- beater. ,, Three active wildcats in Orange County, with prospects for the and fifth wild ones, is the history this k i n d of operations here. The Gulf Pipe Line Company apparently apparently recognized that tha time act in pipe line extension was before before new developments had been started beyond Its sphere of activities. activities. This concern is at this -time connecting the Orangu oil field with the Ged and lidgerly fields with a lpe line. This pipe line passes ·within easy reach of the Sandy

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  1. The Galveston Daily News,
  2. 23 Jul 1922, Sun,
  3. Page 7

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