Clipped From Greeley Daily Tribune
vegetables, the the C. the about afternoon. been into in boilers days. reduces and has will boiler a in by with owners now under Sept. possible. It Is known, however, that since the proving of Greasewood field by the Patterson test of the Platte Valley .Petroleum company, and the extensive leasing operations in the Orchard and Stoneham regions, and with the progress pf the Indian Territory Illuminating Oil company's teat on the Fort Morgan anticline, crews geologists have been making, extensive surveys, a number of which have in Logan county. Geologist* Become Roustabout* When the Midwest Refining com- Jany announced recently It would no more geological work in Colorado and Its geological staff would be discontinued discontinued for the summer. It put problem of making a living squarely up to the geologists. A few of made other connections but there still a considerable group with no place to light. The geologists made an offer to the company to take, n salaries and work at anything. offer was accepted'and today you find a coredrilling crew working in Weld county, each driller and roustabout roustabout of which was formerly a salaried geologist. Market for More Colorado Gasoline There may be an overproduction gasoline In the nation as a whole, this does not apply to Colorado, according according to Tolbert Ingram, statistician of the state board of immigration'. Last year only 10.6 per c*nt of the gasoline used within the state was produced here,' he said. Two refineries refineries at Florence and Craig--produced Craig--produced virtually all the Colorado-made gasoline. Now a third refinery east of Denver, is refining Colorado oil and will bring the percentage up some. The highest percentage of Colorado- made gasoline compared with t h total consumption, was reached in 1918--17.3 per cent.