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d339397373f3d58affff8264ffffe415 - 1821 the first American...

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Transportation
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Wagons and Water: - When the Drake well began to produce 20 barrels a day, the crude was carried off in make shift water wagons to the Allegheny River, transported to Oil City 11 miles down river.
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Rivers and Barges: - Oil was loaded onto barges and floated down rivers/tributaries to refineries
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Railroads: - By 1864 tracks had been laid to Titusville (Drake Well) to carry oil to Cleveland and New York. 1869 Brother Amos and James Densmore improved and patented the first tank car.
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Pipelines: - In 1865 Samuel Van Syckel built the first oil pipeline from Pithole Creek (8 miles south of Oil City) to the Miller Farm railroad station (5 miles away). He built a second line and with the two was able to move 2000 barrels per day. He charged $1.00/BBL, the teamsters charged $2.50/BBL)
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Unformatted text preview: - 1821, the first American Natural Gas well was drilled by Aaron Hart (a Gunsmith) at 17ft. Experimented with the hissing sound and found it flammable, built a pipeline out of hollowed logs to some nearby buildings where he was able to light them. Barges of today carry up to 60,000 Motorized Transportation:- Tanker Trucks- Semitrailer Trucks- Crude Oil Trucks- LPG Trucks Crude Oil Tankers:- 1866 the Gluckhauf was built with the specific purpose of transporting oil in it’s cargo hold, made it’s maiden voyage from New York to Bremen, Germany. Designed by Wilhelm Riedemann. Ran aground on the southern shore of Long Island in 1893. Super Tankers:- 1973, first 450,000 ton tanker was launched. Typically hold upwards of 2 million bbls of oil....
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This note was uploaded on 10/12/2011 for the course PRTR 1301 taught by Professor Christopherpaulk during the Spring '11 term at Lone Star College System.

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d339397373f3d58affff8264ffffe415 - 1821 the first American...

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