Conservation of the oil and gas resources of California has, for over four years, been provided for by State supervision covering the drilling, maintenance and repair of wells. A description of the work may be of interest to geologists and engineers for the reason that the technical or scientific element is predominent.

Natural laws, such as those governing gravitation and hydrostatic pressure, are universal in their operation. They are not limited by boundary lines of property owners, States or nations. It is hoped that the investigations in the oil fields of California have been systematized and recorded in such a...

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