Bulletin 119 - TINSLEY FIELD 1939_1974 A COMMEMORATIVE BULLETIN

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Publication TypeMississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey
TitleTINSLEY FIELD 1939–1974 A COMMEMORATIVE BULLETIN
AuthorWilliam H. Moore
Year1974
SeriesBulletin
Series Number119
LanguageEnglish
PublisherMississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey
Publisher LocationJackson, Mississippi
Description56 Pages
Abstract:

This bulletin traces Tinsley from the discovery of the Tinsley structure during a routine geological survey by Frederic F. Mellen, a Mississippi Geological Survey employee, through the drilling of the discovery well, and later history of the Field. Tinsley Field became the largest oil field east of the Mississippi River.