Forums for sharing information and ideas about artifact research and preserving petroleum history.
Research Questions and Comments
There are many oil and gas industry stories to share. Relating to inquiries, AOGHS has established several simple forums/comment posts for visitors to exchange information, comments, and suggestions. Here are some of the latest examples:
Tree Stumps to support Oilfield Equipment
I am a graduate student at the Architectural Association in London working on a project that looks at the potential use of tree stumps as structural foundations. While researching I found the following extract from an article on The Petroleum Industry of the Gulf Coast Salt Dome Area in the early 20th century…COMMENTS
Transportation Research: Oil Tankers
Suggestions for 2020 Travels in the Oil Patch
North Texas Road Trip – “Hi, next year we are planning a road trip in the United States that starts in Dallas, Texas, heading to Amarillo and then on to New Mexico and beyond. We will be following the U.S. 287 most of the way to Amarillo and would like to know of any oil fields we could visit or simply photograph on the way…” COMMENTS
Refinery Supply Company Slide Rule
Antique slide rules – Attention collectors of antique slide rules: Here’s a question about those analog calculating devices that became obsolete when electronic pocket calculators hit the market in the early 1970s. He hopes someone will know something about a rare one from a refinery supply company… COMMENTS
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