Who drilled the first oil well in pennsylvania?

Answer "Colonel" Edwin Drake drilled the first oil well, the Drake well, in northwestern Pennsylvania in 1859. His chose Titusville because of the large amount of oil that naturally leaked from the ground... Read More »

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Where was the first successful oil well drilled?

An oil well is a generic term used to describe any puncturing of the Earth's surface for the sole means of finding oil. One of the first of this type to be successful was the Drake oil well in Tit... Read More »

What did chevron find in a well the company drilled in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?

It is uncertain what, exactly, was found in KIC-1, a well drilled in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWF) in 1985 and 1986. "Fewer than 10 people know what was found beneath the pipe," Tom Co... Read More »

Difference Between Cross Drilled & Diamond Drilled Brake Rotors?

High performance brake rotors are a common addition to vehicles that need more braking ability. One of the biggest issues with rotors is the intense build-up of heat that the rotors are subject to ... Read More »

Is drilling your own water well legal in Pennsylvania?

It is legal to drill your own water well in Pennsylvania without a license, provided that you are drilling on land that you own. If you are living in a home on leased land, you are also allowed to ... Read More »