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            The History of Oil Well Firefighting & Blowout Control 

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The photographs above are in Refugio County, 1937. This is the beginning, and the end of the one of the world's most noteworthy blowouts and one of Myron Kinley's greatest accomplishments. It took 3 years to cap.  Read about it here, on Oily Stuff:


Quote Stuff 

"I am a dinosaur, but I have never seen these things,” said Saudi energy minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman to Bloomberg on May 10, at an OPEC conference

in Abu Dhabi.​

“The world needs to wake up to an existing reality. The world is running out of energy capacity at all levels,” said the Saudi minister.

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