Luckily there was no EPA then or the fines for allowing that free flowing spill would have broke the investors.
Where's Dad Joiner when you need him? ;)
We are awash in oil. We need to build refineries to keep up with these discoveries and drive the price down. What’s the hold up?
I grew up in Beaumont—In the shadow of Spindletop.
In 1951, upon the 50th anniversary of Spindletop, every school child in Beaumont from jr. high through high school, had to write an essay on the subject. The title of our essays was “Spindletop—where oil became an industry”.
Little did I know that I would one day marry an “oil man”, and follow him around the country as we were transferred from place to place.
It’s been a good life!-—for going on 52 years now!