Petroleum historical bibliography

The original version of this article was created by Francesco Gerali, 2019 Elizabeth & Emerson Pugh Scholar in Residence at the IEEE History Center

Selected primary resources for the history of the petroleum industry in relation to electricity

R. E. B. Crompton. “Artificial lighting in relation to health”. Journal of the Society of Telegraph Engineers and Electricians, vol. 13, no. 53, pp. 390-400, 1884.

J. B. Verity, “Underground conduits and electrical conductors” Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 18, no. 80, pp. 338-363, 1889.

E. L. Nichols, “The Efficiency of Methods of Artificial Illumination”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. VI, no. 5, pp. 157-202, May 1889.

HARRIS, H. G. “Petroleum as a Producer of Energy”. Prof. Roy. Eng., vol. xvi, pp. 181-222. 1890.

Campbell Swinton et al., “Discussion on ‘Oil as an insulator’”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 21, no. 98, pp. 267-288, May 1892.

D. E. Hughes, “Oil as an insulator”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 21, no. 98, pp. 244-256, May 1892.

J. B. Williams, “Oil Versus Air as an Insulating Medium”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. IX, no. 1, pp. 601-613, Jan. 1892.

F. Bedell and C. Kinsley, “A Study of the Residual Charges of Condensers, and their dependence upon Temperature”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XI, pp. 652-681, Jan. 1894.

R. E. Crompton, “Cost of electrical energy”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 23, no. 112, pp. 396-435, 1894.

Watts, W. L. “Oil as Fuel in Los Angeles County, Calif”. 13th Rep. State Mineral. Calif. (1896): 662-664.

M. O'Gorman. “Insulation on cables”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 30, no. 150, pp. 608-683, May 1901.

F. Jacob et al., “Discussion on “Insulation on cables’”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 30, no. 150, pp. 684-701, May 1901.

Forstner, E. M. “The Use of Petroleum for Power Purposes”. Mining and Science Press, vol. lxxxiv, pp. 130-131, 1902.

West, W. W. R. “Fuel Oil”. Electrician, vol. xxx, pp. 302-303, 1902.

Williston, A. L. “Liquid Fuel for Power Purposes”. Engineering Magazine, vol. xxv (1903): 237- 252, 562-573, 721-730.

C. C. Chesney. “Discussion on ‘Oil-Switches for High Pressures’”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIII, pp. 217-224, Jan. 1904.

E. W. Rice. “The Relative Fire-Risk of Oil and Air-Blast Transformers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIII, pp. 171-173, Jan. 1904.

E. M. Hewlett. “Oil-Switches for High Pressures”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIII, pp. 215-216, Jan. 1904.

W. S. Moody. “Terminals and Bushings for High-Pressure Transformers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIII, pp. 225-230, Jan. 1904.

F. A. C. Perrine. “Discussion on ‘The Relative Fire-Risk of Oil- and Air-Blast Transformers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIII, pp. 175-197, Jan. 1904.

C. C. Chesney. “Forced-Oil and Forced-Water Circulation for Cooling Oil-Insulated Transformers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXVI, no. 1, pp. 835-836, Jan. 1907.

C. W. Stone. “Discussion on ‘Forced-Oil and Forced-Water Circulation for Cooling Oil-Insulated Transformers’ at Chicago, May 24, 1907”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXVI, no. 1, pp. 837-850, Jan. 1907.

Caldwell, J. “Electric Power Station, Winding Gear, and Pumping Plant of the Tarbrax Oil Co., Ltd.”. Trans. Inst. Min. Engrs., vol. xxxi, pp. 221-230; vol. xxxii, p; 102. 1906 and 1907.

Rowntree, W. B. “Use of Crude Oil in Converters”. Engineering and Mining Journal, vol. lxxxiv, p. 639. 1907.

Wielezynski, M. “Die Heizalfrage in Boryslaw”. Petroleum: Zeitschrift für die gesamten interessen der Petroleum-Industrie und des Petroleum Handels bd. ii, pp. 485-487, 1907.

Ennis, W. D. “Burning Oil for Power and Heating”. Power, vol. xxviii, pp. 943-947; 980-984. 1908.

Weymouth, C. R. “Unnecessary Losses in Firing Fuel Oil and an Automatic System for Their Elimination”. Transaction of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, vol. xxx, pp. 797-835, 1908.

Wolff M. E. “The Oil-burning Systems of Rumania”. Monitorul de Petrol Român, t.1, X. 1908.

J. R. Bibbins, “Working Results, Gas-Electric Power Plant; Report of 30-Day Test on Service Plant, Richmond Works American Locomotive Co., Richmond, Va.”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXVII, no. 2, pp. 1123-1134, June 1908.

Weymouth, C. R. “Fuel Economy Tests at a Large Oil Burning Electric Power Plant having Steam Engine Prime Motors”. Transaction of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, vol. xxx, pp. 775-796. 1908.

W. S. Moody. “Discussion on ‘High-Voltage Transformers and Protective and Controlling Apparatus for Outdoor Installation’, and ‘Condenser Type of Insulation for High-Tension Terminals’. New York, April 9, 1909”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXVIII, no. 1, pp. 221-268, Jan. 1909.

F. G. C. Baldwin. “Some considerations in the manipulation of dry core telephone cables”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 43, no. 198, pp. 638-647, December 1909.

A. J. J. Pfeiffer. “Economics of medium-sized power stations. A study of comparisons between steam, gas, and oil engines”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 43, no. 198, pp. 567-593, December 1909.

J. H. Rider et al. “Discussion on ‘Economics of medium-sized power stations. A study of comparisons between steam, gas, and oil engines’”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 43, no. 198, pp. 593-617, December 1909.

A. M. Hunt. “Emergency Generating Stations for Service in Connection with Hydroelectric Transmission Plants under Pacific Coast Conditions”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIX, no. 1, pp. 675-684, Jan. 1910.

A. R. Cheyney. “The Modern Oil Switch with Special Reference to Systems of Moderate Voltage and Large Ampere Capacity”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIX, no. 2, pp. 1091-1108, May 1910.

H. W. Tobey. “Dielectric Strength of Oil”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIX, no. 2, pp. 1189-1207, May 1910.

P. Junkersfeld. “Discussion on ‘The Modern Oil Switch with Special Reference to Systems of Moderate Voltage and Large Ampere Capacity’. Jefferson, N. H., June 28, 1910”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXIX, no. 2, pp. 1109-1124, May 1910.

W. P. Digby and D. B. Mellis. “The physical properties of switch and transformer oils”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 45, no. 202, pp. 165-203, June 1910.

Rosok, T. A. “Turbine Station of the Bisbee Improvement Company, Arizona. (Results of oil-burning plant.)”. Electric World, vol. lvi, pp. 661-664. 1910.

E. B. Merriam. “Oil Circuit Breakers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXX, no. 1, pp. 495-502, Jan. 1911.

E. B. Merriam. “Some Recent Tests of Oil Circuit Breakers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXX, no. 2, pp. 1195-1212, April 1911.

J. J. Frank and H. O. Stephens. “Dissipation of Heat from Self-Cooled, Oil-Filled Transformer Tanks”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXX, no. 1, pp. 447-456, Jan. 1911.

J. M. Weed. “The Temperature Gradient in Oil Immersed Transformers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXX, no. 1, pp. 427-446, Jan. 1911.

W. S. Moody. “Discussion on ‘The Regulation of Distributing Transformers’, ‘Temperature Gradient in Oil Immersed Transformers’, ‘Dissipation of Heat from Self-Cooled, Oil Filled Transformer Tanks’, ‘Problems in the Operation of Transformers’”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXX, no. 1, pp. 476-494, Jan. 1911.

W. J. U. Sowter, “The diesel engine from the user's standpoint”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 49, no. 215, pp. 607-616, 1912.

Bano, Laszlo. “Oil Engines in a Hungarian Municipal Power Plant”. Power, April 16, 1912.

S. L. R. Price et al., “Discussion on ‘The diesel engine from the user's standpoint’”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 49, no. 215, pp. 617-619, 1912.

Jackson, Earle D. “Oil Engines for Central Station Prime Movers”. Electric World, May 4, 1912.

Bernewitz, M. W. “Fuel, Power and Water Supply of Tonopah, Nevada”. Mining and Science Progress Journal, Dec. 14, 1912.

G. A. Burnham. “Rating of Oil Circuit Breakers with Reference to Rupturing Capacity”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXII, no. 1, pp. 731-732, Jan. 1913.

Potter, A. A. Carlson, W. W. “Brake Test on a 75-h.p. Oil Engine”. Electric World, Jan. 11, 1913.

A. C. Michie. “The formation of deposits in oil-cooled transformers”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 51, no. 220, pp. 213-218, 1913.

J. B. G. Damoiseau. “Petrol-electric motor-vehicles”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 51, no. 222, pp. 582-610, 1913.

Ellis, L. 'V., and- Dray, W. R. “Power from Kerosene”. Scientific American Supplement. Feb. 15, 1913.

H. A. Hornor, “Electrical Equipment of the Argentine Battleship ‘Moreno’”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXIII, no. 2, pp. 1567-1608, June 1914.

D. W. Roper. “Experiences with Line Transformers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXIII, no. 1, pp. 685-710, Jan. 1914.

J. Lyman, A. M. Rossman and L. L. Perry. “Protective Reactance in Large Power Stations”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXIII, no. 1, pp. 23-55, Jan. 1914.

W. Pollard Digby. “Switch and transformer oils”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 53, no. 239, pp. 146-156, 1 January 1915.

H. A. Hornor. “Standard Marine electrical installations”. Proceedings of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. 34, no. 8, pp. 1515-1548, Aug. 1915.

W. G. Taylor. “Motor Equipments for the Recovery of Petroleum”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXV, no. 1, pp. 539-554, Jan. 1916.

S. Q. Hayes. “Rupturing Capacities of Oil Circuit Breakers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXV, no. 2, pp. 1523-1530, June 1916.

E. M. Hewlett. “Rating of Oil Circuit Breakers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXV, no. 2, pp. 1531-1549, June 1916.

F. W. Peek. “The Effect of High Continuous Voltages on Air, Oil, and Solid Insulations”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXV, no. 2, pp. 783-808, June 1916.

L. B. Stillwell, “Relation of Water Power to Transportation”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXV, no. 1, pp. 403-430, Jan. 1916.

L. B. Stillwell. “Insulating oils”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 54, no. 258, pp. 497-504, 1 April 1916.

W. G. Taylor. “Motor equipments for the recovery of petroleum”. Proceedings of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 759-772, June 1916.

W. G. Taylor. “Discussion on ‘motor equipments for the recovery of petroleum’”. Proceedings of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. 35, no. 10, pp. 1492-1493, Oct. 1916.

J. L. Harper, “Problems of Operation and Maintenance of Underground Cables” in Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXVI, pp. 417-422, Jan. 1917.

P. B. Juhnke, “Effect of Current Limiting Reactors on Turbo-Generator Systems under Conditions of Short Circuit”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXVI, pp. 125-134, Jan. 1917.

E. M. Hewlett, J. N. Mahoney and G. A. Burnham, “Rating and Selection of Oil Circuit Breakers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XXXVII, no. 1, pp. 123-165, Jan. 1918.

H. R. Woodrow, “Present Day Practise Limitations of Oil Circuit Breakers”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XL, pp. 55-60, Jan. 1921.

E. B. Wedmore et al., “Discussion on ‘Research on the heating of buried cables’”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 59, no. 298, pp. 213-238, February 1921.

R. T. Fleming, “Properties and characteristics of insulating materials”. Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, vol. 60, no. 304, pp. 58-64, December 1921.

J. D. Hilliard, “Tests on General Electric Oil Circuit Breakers at Baltimore”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLI, pp. 647-652, Jan. 1922.

W. A. Del Mar and C. F. Hanson, “Effects of the Composite Structure of Impregnated Paper Insulation on its Electric Properties”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLI, pp. 563-569, Jan. 1922.

J. L. R. Hayden and W. N. Eddy, “Three Thousand Tests on the Dielectric Strength of Oil”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLI, pp. 394-401, Jan. 1922.

J. F. Tritle, “Air-Break Magnetic Blow-Outs For Contactors and Circuit Breakers Both A-C. and D-C”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLI, pp. 262-270, Jan. 1922.

H. C. Louis and A. F. Bang. “Baltimore Oil Circuit Breaker Tests”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLI, pp. 640-646, Jan. 1922.

J. B. MacNeill. “Tests on Westinghouse Oil Circuit Breakers at Baltimore”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLI, pp. 653-669, Jan. 1922.

C. W. Rice. “Free Convection of Heat in Gases and Liquids-II”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLIII, pp. 131-144, Jan. 1924.

V. M. Montsinger and W. H. Cooney. “Temperature Rise of Stationary Electrical Apparatus as Influenced by Radiation, Convection and Altitude”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLIII, pp. 814-823, Jan. 1924.

J. D. Hilliard. “Oil Circuit Breaker Investigation as Carried on with a 26,700-Kv-a. Generator”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLIII, pp. 641-647, Jan. 1924.

A. C. Crago and J. K. Hodnette. “Corona in Oil”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLIV, pp. 211-216, Jan. 1925.

E. C. Stone. “The Oil Circuit Breaker Situation from an Operator's Viewpoint”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLIV, pp. 750-760, Jan. 1925.

F. W. Peek. “Lightning A Study of Lightning Rods and Cages, With Special Reference to the Protection of Oil Tanks”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLV, pp. 1131-1146, Jan. 1926.

E. C. Stone. “Present Practises in Protection”. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, vol. XLV, pp. 877-893, Jan. 1926.

Selected primary and secondary resources for the history of petroleum technology and engineering.

Soulie, E. & Haudouin, H. Le pétrole; ses gisements son exploitation son traitement industriel, ses produits dérives, ses applications a l’éclairage et au chauffuage. Paris: Librairie Scientifique, Industrielle et Agricole, 1865.

Perutz, H. Die Industrie der Mineralöle: Des petroleums, paraffins und der harze. Wien: Carl Ger old’s Sohn, 1868.

Andouin, P. “Application des hydrocarbures liquides (pétrole, goudron, huile lourde) a l’obtention des hautes températures et au chauffage des machines à vapeur”. Annales de Chimie Physique, Series 4, no XI (1868): 30–40.

Knab, C. R. “Notice sur l’emploi des combustibles de l’huile minéral pour le chauffage des navires à vapeur”. Annales de Genie Civil 7 (1868) : 305-321.

Bremner, D. 1869. The Industries of Scotland: Their Rise, Progress, and Present Condition. A. & C. Black, Edinburgh.

Henry, J. T. The early and later history of petroleum: with authentic facts in regard to its development in western Pennsylvania : the oil fields of Europe and America, gas wells, spiritual wells, oil well shafts, petroleum products, oil companies, pipe line statistics, early modes of transportation, flowing wells of 1861 to 1864, pit hole in 1855, the lubricating oil district, etc.: also, statistics of product, export, and consumption, with prices of oil from 1859 to 1872, & c, & c : the Parkers' and Butler County oil fields : also, life sketches of pioneer and prominent operators: with the refining capacity of the United States. Philadelphia: J.B. Rodgers Co., Printers, 1873.

Albrecht, M. Das Paraffin und de Mineralole. Stuttgart: E. Schweizerbartsche Verlagshandlung, 1874.

Casali, A. Il petrolio e suoi derivati. Modena: Tipografie litografia A. Cappelli, 1874. Abel, F. Report to the Secretary of State for the Home Department on the Subject of the Testing of Petroleum. London: HMSO, 1876.

Strippelmann, L. 1878. Die Petroleum-Industrie Oesterreich Deutschlands dargestellt zur Klar Stellung deren Wichtigkeit und Zukunft, und zur Aufklarung des, fur diese Industrie sich interes Senden Capital’s in geschichtler, geologischbergmannischer, wirtschaftlicher und technischer Beziehung. Leipzig: Knapp, 1878.

Abich, H. “Ueber die Producktivitat und die geotektonischen Verhaltnisse der kaspischen Naphtaregion”. Jahrbuch der Kaiserlich Königli chen Geologischen Reichsanstalt 29 (1879): 165-189.

Unwin, William C. Elements of Machine Design, 4th ed. New York: D. Appleton & Co., 1882.

Meyn, R.A. Die Oel-Kreide bei Heide in Holstein: deren bergmännische Gewinnung, ihre Nutzanwendung zur Mineralöl-Erzeugung und Asphalt-Fabrication, und ihre Verwendung als Brennmaterial für industrielle Zwecke unter gleichzeitiger Herstellung von gebranntem Kalk. Hamburg: Druck von Pontt & v. Döhren, 1882.

Abel, F. & Redwood, B. 1884. “Petroleum testing in tropical climates with Abel’s apparatus”. Chemical News 49 (1884): 196.

Angenot, C. Leçons sur le pétrole et ses dérivés données à l’Institut Supérieur de Commerce. Anvers: Ratinckx, 1885.

Crew, Benjamin Johnson, and Charles A. Ashburner. A practical treatise on petroleum: comprising its origin, geology, geographical distribution, history, chemistry, mining, technology, uses and transportation. Together with a description of gas wells, the application of gas as fuel, etc. Philadelphia: Baird, 1887.

Allest, J.D. “Le Chauffage des Torpilleurs au moyen des hydrocarbures liquides”. Annales de Génie Civile XI (1887) : 344–348, 362–363, 397–402.

Fonvielle, W. & Harlow, J.G., Sr. Le pétrole. Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1888.

Molinari, F. Combustibili industriali e petrolio: con appendice sui medesimi in rapporto all’igiene. Milano: Fratelli Dumolard Editori, 1893.

Groves, C.E., Thorp, W. et al. Chemical Technology; or Chemistry in its Applications to Arts and Manufactures. Philadelphia, PA: P. Blakison, 1895.

Froom, G.B. “Oil burners as used on the River Volga”. Transactions of the Institute of Marine Engineers 9 (1897): 50.

Calmel, A. “Le Transport du pétrole”. Journal du Pétrole 1 (1901) : 3–5, 21–23, 40–41, 55–56, 71–73.

Neuburger, H., Macintosh J.G. & Noalhat, H. Technology of Petroleum. The Oil Fields of the World: Their History, Geography and Geology, Annual Production, Prospection and Development, Technical Data-tables, Formulæ and Problems. London: Scott, Greenwood and Co., 1901.

Flannery, J.F. “On liquid fuels for ships”. Transactions of the Institute of Naval Architect 44, (1902): 53-75.

Goodenough, W.J. “Memorandum regarding fuel oil aboard ship”. Marine Engineering 8 (1903): 4-6.

International Petroleum Congress. Compte rendu mémoires, 2me Congres International du Pétrole: Sous le haut patronage du Gouvernement Belge, Liège, 1905.

Gehrke, F. Die neuere Entwicklung des Petroleumhandels in Deutschland. Tübingen: H. Laupp, 1906.

Hynek, C. E. Ueber die Petroleumindustrie und der Petroleumhandel: mit besonderer Ber Ücksichtigung der rumänischen Oelfelder. Bucharest: Segall & Marcu, Botosani, 1906.

Fitz, J. Das. “Rohol als Heizmaterial fur Locomotiven”. Naptha, 15 (1907): 485-488.

Heck, P. Die deutsche Erdölindustrie. Aachen, Germany: Aachener Verlags und Druckerei-Gesellschaft m.b.H, 1907.

Petit, V. Guide de sondeur au pétrole: traité théorique et pratique des sondages appliqués à la recherche et à l’exploitation du pétrole. Paris: A. Castaigne: Bruxelles: C. Béranger, 1907.

International Petroleum Congress. Compte Rendu of the 3rd International Petroleum Congress, 1907. Bucharest: The Congress, 1910.

Beeby-Thompson. A. Petroleum Mining and Oil-Field Development: A Guide to Exploration of Petroleum Lands, and a Study of the Engineering Problems Connected with the Winning of Petroleum. London: Crosby Lockwood and Son, 1910.

Crum, A. R., editor. Romance of American Petroleum and Gas. Volume l. Oil City, Pennsylvania: The Derrick Publishing Company, 1911.

Craig, E.H. Cunningham. Oil Finding. London: Edward Arnold, 1912.

Beeby-Thompson, A. Oil-Field Development and Petroleum Mining, A Practical Guide to the Exploration Of Petroleum Lands, and a Study of the Engineering Problems Connected with the Winning Of Petroleum, Including Notes on Petroleum Legislation and Customs and a Discussion of the Origin of Petroleum. New York: Van Nostrand, 1916.

Corporate Author 1916. Koninklijke metaalwaren fabrieken J.N. Daalderop en Zonen, Tiel, (Holland): verlichtingsartikelen, gas en petroleum, no. 7. Tiel: Koninklijke Metaalwarenfabrieken J.N. Daalderop en Zonen,

Ross, Victor. Petroleum in Canada. Wentworth County Historical Atlas, Toronto: Southam Press, 1917.

Hicks, J.A., Berry, A.G.V. & Redwood, B. The Laboratory Book of Mineral Oil Testing. London: Charles Griffin & Co., 1918.

Langley, Seth. “Oil Well Pumping Methods and Equipment.” Engineering and Mining Journal 109 13 (1920): 748-754.

Andes, L. Praktisches rezeptbuch fur die gesamte. Fett, ol, seifen und schmiermittel industrie. Leipzig: Buchhandlung Schulze & Co.: 1920.

Courau, R. Technique des pétroles. Paris : Doin, 1921.

Bonand, de R. Le pétrole: origine, gisements, commerce, succédanés. Paris: Librairie Polytechnique Ch. Beranger, 1921.

Day, David T. A handbook of the petroleum Industry, Volume I, John Wiley & Sons Inc., NY. 1922.

Kissling, R. Das Erdöl. Stuttgart: Wissenschaftliche Verlagsgesellschaft, 1923.

George, H.C. Surface Machinery and Methods for Oil-Well Pumping. Department of the Interior Bureau of Mines Bulletin 224.Washington: Government Printing Office, 1925.

Redwood, Boverton, and William Herbert Dalton. 1926. Petroleum: a treatise on the geographical distribution and geological occurrence of petroleum and natural gas; the physical and chemical properties, production, and refining of petroleum and ozokerite; the characters and uses, testing, transport, and storage of petroleum products; and the legislative enactments relating thereto. London: C. Griffin & Co.

Heise, G., Schmidt, W. & Friedrich, E. Erdöl und Benzin: Produktion, Handel und Konsum. Berlín: Columbus, 1927.

Torrontegui, de S. Tratado de química industrial. La gran industria química. Industria de los ácidos. Industria de los petróleos. Materiales empleados en la industria química. Barcelona: Feliu y Susanna, 1929.

Griffin, Selwyn P. "Petrolia, Cradle of Oil Drillers," Imperial Oil Review, Vol. 14, (August/ September 1930).

Hopkins, O.C.R., and A.B. Coons, "Petroleum," Mineral Resources of the United States. U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Mines. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1930.

Logan, Leonard M. Stabilization of the Petroleum Industry. Bulletin (Oklahoma Geological Survey); 54. University of Oklahoma Press, 1930.

Barb, Clark, and Paul Shelley. “General information Regarding Production of Pennsylvania Grade Crude Oil. Production Data on Appalachian Oil Fields”. The Pennsylvania State College Mineral industries Experiment Station Bulletin 6 (1930): 9-13

Bentz, A., Herrmann, R. & Kraiss, A. Deutsches Erdöl. Schriften aus dem Gebiet der Brennstoff-Geologie; Heft 7. Stuttgart: Ferdinand Enke, 1931.

Arnold, Ralph, and William Kemnitzer. Petroleum in the United States and Possessions. New York: Harper Brothers Publishers, 1931.

Chartrou, J.J. Pétroles naturels et artificiels. Paris : A. Colin, 1931.

Schwarz, R. Petroleum-Vademecum: international petroleum tables; Tafeln für die Erdölin Dustrie und den Mineralölhandel; tables pour l’industrie et le commerce du pétrole. Berlin: Verlag für Fachliteratur, 1931.

Petty, Edward Clarence. Developments in the Petroleum Industry as Related to Overproduction of Crude Oil. Rev. ed. Oklahoma. University. College of Business Administration. Business Studies. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1932.

Himus, G.W. Fuel Testing: Laboratory Methods in Fuel Technology. London: L. Hill, 1932.

Russell, K.E. A petroleum handbook. London: The Asiatic Petroleum Company, 1933.

Severin, E. Petolul. Studio fizic, chimic, geologic, technologic si economic. Bucarest: Imprimerie Nationale, 1933.

DeGolyer, Everett L. “Notes on the Early History of Applied Geophysics in the Petroleum Industry”. Journal of the Society of Petroleum Geophysicists, v. 6, no. 1 (1935): 1-10.

Berthelot, C. L’industrie des combustibles solides et gazeux. Fasc 1 des monographies de la Revue de Chimie Industrielle. Paris : Gauthier-Villars, 1935.

Forbes, Robert James. Bitumen and petroleum in antiquity, by R.J. Forbes. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1936.

Giddens, P. H. The birth of the oil industry. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938.

Davis, Winston. “Salvaging Oil Field Equipment. Proceedings of the Eighth Pennsylvania Mineral industries Conference: Petroleum and Natural Gas Section”. The Pennsylvania State College Bulletin 25. State College, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania School of Mineral Industries, 1938.

Fettke, Charles. Bradford Oil Field-Pennsylvania and New York. Pennsylvania Geological Survey, Fourth Series, Bulletin M 21 . Harrisburg: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1938.

Babcock, Franklin Lawrence. The First Fifty, 1889-1939. Chicago, Ill.: Standard Oil Company of Indiana, 1939.

Hager, Dorsey. Fundamentals of the Petroleum industry. New York: McCraw-Hill Book Company, 1939.

DeGolyer, Everett L. The Development of the Art of Prospecting, with Special Reference to the American Petroleum Industry. An Address Delivered before Princeton University on December 12, 1939, in the Cyrus Fogg Brackett Lectureship in Applied Engineering and Technology. Cyrus Fogg Brackett Lectures. Princeton: Guild of Brackett Lecturers, 1940.

DeGolyer, Everett L., and Seeley W. Mudd Memorial Fund of AIME. Elements of the Petroleum Industry. Edited by E. DeGolyer. Editorial Advisory Board: John M. Lovejoy, Hallan N. Marsh, H. H. Power [and Others] . 1st ed. Seeley W. Mudd Series. New York: American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, 1940.

Oklahoma Bureau of Factory Inspection. Petroleum Industry Safety Standards (Book No. 11-A). Oklahoma City: Oklahoma. Dept. of Labor, 1940.

Turyn, I.K. Petroleum-Vademecum. Tafen f.d. Erdolindustrie u.d. Mineralolhandel. Bd. I Chemish-technisch-physikalischer Teil. Hilfstabellen f.d. Bohrtechnik, d. Erdolfelder d. Welt, d. Erdolraffinerien d. Welt. Wien: Bohmann, 1940.

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