Oil well, Oklahoma, USA, 1922

Oil well, Oklahoma, USA, 1922

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Caption: Oil well, Oklahoma, 1922. Oklahoma forms part of the Mid-Continent Oil Region, an area covering six states that was exploited for its oil in the first half of the 20th century. More than 8,804,000,000 barrels of crude oil were pumped from the various pools of the Mid-Continent Oil Region between 1900 to 1935.

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