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Journal: The Leading Edge
Published: 01 September 1995
The Leading Edge (1995) 14 (9): 957–958.
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 April 1937
AAPG Bulletin (1937) 21 (4): 475–490.
..., and can not be correlated from well to well, rarely even in the case of two adjoining wells. The Spindletop field has been an extremely prolific producer. The old cap-rock area has produced approximately 50 million barrels of oil and the new flank area through 1936 has produced approximately 75 million...
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Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 May 1925
AAPG Bulletin (1925) 9 (3): 594–612.
...Donald C. Barton; Roland B. Paxson ABSTRACT The Spindletop oil field was the first and one of the most brilliant of the Gulf Coast oil fields. Spindletop is a characteristic Gulf Coast salt dome and is composed of a steep-sided, relatively flat-topped, circular salt core with a diameter of about 1...
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Series: AAPG Special Publication
Published: 01 January 1926
DOI: 10.1306/SV1328C20
EISBN: 9781629812601
... Abstract The Spindletop oil field was the first and one of the most brilliant of the Gulf Coast oil fields. Spindletop is a characteristic Gulf Coast salt dome and is composed of a steep-sided, relatively flat-topped, circular salt core with a diameter of about 1 mile, and with a limestone...
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—Topographic map of <span class="search-highlight">Spindletop</span> <span class="search-highlight">field</span>, Jefferson County, Texas.
Published: 01 April 1937
FIG. 1. —Topographic map of Spindletop field, Jefferson County, Texas.
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—Subsurface map of <span class="search-highlight">Spindletop</span> <span class="search-highlight">field</span>, Jefferson County, Texas. Contours base...
Published: 01 April 1937
FIG. 2. —Subsurface map of Spindletop field, Jefferson County, Texas. Contours based on top of cap rock. Cross-section lines from which profiles of dome were drawn are shown.
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—Subsurface map of <span class="search-highlight">Spindletop</span> <span class="search-highlight">field</span>, Jefferson County, Texas. Contours base...
Published: 01 April 1937
FIG. 3. —Subsurface map of Spindletop field, Jefferson County, Texas. Contours based on salt. Cross-section lines show where profiles of dome were drawn.
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—PRODUCTION OF PETROLEUM IN <span class="search-highlight">SPINDLETOP</span> <span class="search-highlight">FIELD</span>, BEAUMONT, TEXAS
Published: 01 April 1937
TABLE III —PRODUCTION OF PETROLEUM IN SPINDLETOP FIELD, BEAUMONT, TEXAS
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 August 1982
AAPG Bulletin (1982) 66 (8): 1042–1054.
...Michel T. Halbouty; James J. Halbouty ABSTRACT The discoveries of Spindletop field near Beaumont, Texas, on January 10, 1901, and the East Texas field, located between the cities of Longview and Tyler, Texas, on October 5, 1930, are probably the two most important events in the exploration history...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1921
AAPG Bulletin (1921) 5 (1): 102.
...Donald C. Barton Abstract Prospecting started at West Columbia shortly after the discovery of the Spindletop field. The early tests were shallow, but encountered small amounts of oil. The old or Southeast field was not brought in until 1918 and the late spring of 1920 was at the crest of its...
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TYPICAL SECTION, FLANKS OF <span class="search-highlight">SPINDLETOP</span> OIL <span class="search-highlight">FIELD</span>
Published: 01 April 1937
TABLE II TYPICAL SECTION, FLANKS OF SPINDLETOP OIL FIELD
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—Production curves of <span class="search-highlight">Spindletop</span> Oil <span class="search-highlight">Field</span>.    A, yearly production of fiel...
Published: 01 May 1925
FIG. 5. —Production curves of Spindletop Oil Field. A, yearly production of field in millions of barrels: B and C, yearly production, respectively, of two leases in hundred thousands of barrels.
Series: AAPG Memoir
Published: 01 January 1972
DOI: 10.1306/M16371C20
EISBN: 9781629812205
... a delta extending seaward from the mouth of a stream ancestral to the Neches or the Sabine River; deposition was influenced initially by the uplift of Spindletop salt dome on the northwest. Later growth of the Port Neches salt dome on the northeast affected the structure in the area. Port Acres field...
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 September 1965
AAPG Bulletin (1965) 49 (9): 1566–1567.
... of petroleum history are traced; particularly, the achievements of Edwin L. Drake, who drilled the first commercial oil well in the world in 1859 near Titusville, Pennsylvania; the late Pattillo Higgins, whose faith and inspiration led to the discovery of Spindletop and the beginning of the liquid fuel age...
Series: AAPG Special Publication
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1306/1034739SP2632
EISBN: 9781629810409
... Presented at the AAPG Forum: Discoveries of the 20th Century, March 12, 2002, AAPG Annual Meeting, Houston, Texas. The East Texas field is giant enough in volume and significance to offer relevant lessons to explorers of all ages. We are fortunate to have three close-at-hand perspectives...
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Texas oil and gas wells. The map shows the historically significant petrole...
Published: 18 May 2016
Figure 3. Texas oil and gas wells. The map shows the historically significant petroleum fields (labeled) mentioned in the text and active oil and gas wells as compiled in 2013 by the Texas Bureau of Economic Geology from data supplied by the Texas Railroad Commission. Field key: Crs, Corsicana
Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 December 1958
AAPG Bulletin (1958) 42 (12): 2935–2950.
... a small percentage from limited sand development. Oil activity on salt-dome structures in the Frio trend dates from the founding of the present oil industry with the discovery of oil at Spindletop and Jennings in 1901. Since that time, the oil industry has discovered approximately 455 fields in Texas...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 June 1939
AAPG Bulletin (1939) 23 (6): 871–888.
... of field discovery on the Gulf Coast since Spindletop. Because of depositional influences that are fundamental to the local occurrence of oil, commercial deposits on the coast are related to geologic and geographic zones, the boundaries of which are arbitrarily recognized. This change in discovery type...
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Journal Article
Journal: AAPG Bulletin
Published: 01 January 1926
AAPG Bulletin (1926) 10 (1): 72–92.
... exposed at the surface over the dome seem to be those normal to that region. FIG. 2. —Geologic sketch map of Louisiana and southeast Texas The Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast oil fields are associated with two main types of geologic structure: the salt dome type as at Spindletop...
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Series: AAPG Continuing Education Course Notes Series
Published: 01 January 1984
DOI: 10.1306/CE25434C20
EISBN: 9781629811543
... Abstract It hardly needs to be restated that oil fields associated with salt diapirs have constituted the most important play in the Gulf Coast area since the discovery of Spindletop in 1901. In the petroleum industry the term “piercement dome” is restricted to salt diapirs that have pierced...