History of the petroleum industry in the United States
The history of the petroleum industry in the United States goes back to the early 19th century, although the indigenous peoples, like many ancient societies, have used petroleum seeps since prehistori...
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Petroleum in the United States
The U.S. petroleum industry carries out exploration for, production, processing (refining), transportation, and marketing of natural gas and petroleum products.Petroleum in the United States has been ...
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Indiana Gas Boom
The Indiana Gas Boom was a period of active drilling and production of natural gas in the Trenton Gas Field, in the US state of Indiana and the adjacent northwest part of Ohio The boom began in the e...
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Rockefeller family
The Rockefeller family /ˈrɒkɨfɛlər/ is an American industrial, political, and banking family that made one of the world's largest fortunes in the oil business during the late 19th and early 20th centu...
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Standard Oil
Standard Oil Co. Inc. was an American oil producing, transporting, refining, and marketing company. Established in 1870 as a corporation in Ohio, it was the largest oil refiner in the world. Its contr...
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Sherman Antitrust Act (federal preemption)
To determine whether the Sherman Antitrust Act preempts a state law, courts will engage in a two-step analysis, as set forth by the Supreme Court in Rice v. Norman Williams Co..The antitrust laws allo...
Standard Oil of Colorado
Standard Oil of Colorado was chartered in Denver, Colorado in 1922. It was eventually rechartered under the name Standard Oil Company of Colorado in 1927 and began to sell stock in 1930. Standard Oil ...
Dabney Oil Syndicate
The Dabney Oil Syndicate refers to a number of petroleum-drilling enterprises in California involving Joseph B. Dabney and his associates. Joseph Benjamin Dabney, born 1858 in Madison County, Iowa, wa...
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Standard Oil Service Station
The Standard Oil Service Station (also known as the Daniel's Standard Oil Service Station) is an historic service station site in Plant City, Florida, United States. It is located at 1111 North Wheele...
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History of petroleum
The petroleum industry is not of recent origin, but petroleum's current status as the key component of politics, society, and technology has its roots in the early 20th century. The invention of the i...
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Standard Oil of Kentucky
The Standard Oil Company of Kentucky or Kyso was an oil company and gasoline distributor that operated in the southeastern United States from 1886 until it was acquired by Chevron Oil Company in 1960...
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Wildcatter
A wildcatter is an American term for a person who drills wildcat wells, which are exploration oil wells drilled in areas not known to be oil fields. Notable wildcatters include Glenn McCarthy, Tom Sli...
Frederic W. Lincoln, Jr.
Frederic Walker Lincoln IV (15 October 1898 – 7 April 1968) was chairman of the board of trustees of the New York Medical College and the Flower and Fifth Avenue Hospital.
He was born on Oc...
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Atlantic Petroleum
Atlantic Petroleum was an oil company in the Eastern United States headquartered in Philadelphia, and a direct descendant of the Standard Oil Trust. It was also one of the companies that merged with R...
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Standard Oil Company of New Jersey v. United States
Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States, 221 U.S. 1 (1911), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States found Standard Oil guilty of monopolizing the petroleum industry thro...
Mandatory Oil Import Quota Program
The Mandatory Oil Import Quota Program was a program of import restrictions on oil into the United States, beginning in 1959. Created by Presidential Proclamation 3279 by President Eisenhower, the sc...
Richfield Oil Corporation
Richfield Oil Corporation was an American petroleum company based in California from 1905 to 1966. In 1966 it merged with Atlantic Refining Company to form the Atlantic Richfield Company (also known a...
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Pan American Petroleum and Transport Company
The Pan American Petroleum and Transport Company (PAT) was an oil company founded in 1916 by the American oil tycoon Edward L. Doheny after he had made a huge oil strike in Mexico. Pan American profit...
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Anthony Francis Lucas
Anthony Francis Lucas (born Antun Lučić; September 9, 1855 – September 2, 1921) was a Croatian-born oil explorer. With Pattillo Higgins he organized the drilling of an oil well near Beaumont, Texas th...
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Pithole, Pennsylvania
Pithole, or Pithole City, is a ghost town in Cornplanter Township, Venango County in Pennsylvania, about 6 miles (9.7 km) from Oil Creek State Park and the Drake Well Museum, the site of the firs...
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Burton C. Andrus
Colonel Burton C. Andrus (April 15, 1892 - February 1, 1977) was a career U.S. Army Officer who served from 1917 through 1952. He was an armor officer for most of his career and his most noted assignm...
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Oil City, Pennsylvania
Oil City is a city in Venango County, Pennsylvania, that is known in the initial exploration and development of the petroleum industry. After the first oil wells were drilled nearby in the 1850s, Oil ...
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Standard Oil of Iowa
Standard Oil Company of Iowa was created in 1885 as a subsidiary of the Standard Oil Trust to handle marketing along the Pacific Coast states of Idaho, Oregon, Washington, California, and Arizona. Th...
Samuel Calvin Tate Dodd
Samuel Calvin Tate Dodd (1836–1907) was an American lawyer notable for his work for John D. Rockefeller. Dodd created the business trust arrangement that enabled Rockefeller's control of many oil com...