Articles of Interest


Arnold, R. et al. (1910), Geology and Oil Resources of the Coalinga District, California, U.S. Geological Survey Bull. 398, U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 354 pages.

Arnold, R. et al. (1910), Preliminary report on the McKittrick-Sunset oil region, Kern and San Luis Obispo counties, California, U.S. Geological Survey Bull. 406, U.S. Govt. Printing Office, 225 p.

Brown, David, 2001, de Boue (great geologist?) gets last laugh, AAPG Explorer, April 2001 Issue.

de Boue, Jean Senteur, 1998, Negative Isopach Theory, Pacific Petroleum Geologist Newsletter, Pacific Section, AAPG, January 1998, no. 3, p. 8. Article also appeared in "The Outcrop - Newsletter of the Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists", vol. 49, no. 4 (April 2000), p. 8, 10 & 11.

Quigley, Derek C. et al, 1999, Decrease in natural marine hydrocarbon seepage near Coal Oil Point, California, associated with offshore oil production, Geol. Soc. Amer. Bull., v. 27, p. 1047-1050.

Walrond, Henry, 2004, San Gabriel Faults: Newhall Area, Los Angeles County, California

Walrond, Henry, 2007, A Tale of Two Eocene Sands

Walrond, Henry, 2007, My Life with the San Andreas Fault

Watts, William L. (1900), Oil and Gas Yielding Formations of California, California State Mining Bureau Bull. 19, San Francisco, 236 p.


Calif. Div. of Oil & Gas, Oil and Gas Production History in California, 8 p.

Giddens, Paul H., 1948, Early Days of Oil: A Pictorial History of the Beginnings of the Industry in Pennsylvania, Princeton University Press, 7 p.

Latta, Frank F. (1949), Black Gold In The Joaquin, Caxton Printers, Idaho, 344 p. Although we do not have a copy of this book that you can download, it is an excellent resource that is worth picking up if you can afford the cost of $100 or more from a used book retailer.

Orcutt, William W., 1924, Early Oil Development in California, AAPG Bull., v. 8, p. 61-72.

Pan American Petroleum & Transport Company (Edward L. Doheney, president), 1922, "Three Famous Gushers" (Chapter IV) in Mexican Petroleum, p. 87-108.

Smith, George O., 1922, Where the World Gets Its Oil, National Geographic, v. 27, no. 2, p. 181-202.