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Wildcats Arch Apex Structure ARCH-APKX-PARSBLL MO. I— MW NW14 HE14 4-36N-3E Shut down, 420. Blacktail Structure A. B. COBB-ALLOTTED SS3 MO. 1 NE NW 14 NW 14 1-2S-8W Shun down, 4832. Brady District TKXACO-SCHLEPP NO. 1— 8E14 21-27-2W barrels, 1482. SE SE Tested Button Butte T ARRANTWOODWORTH NO. 1— SE 14 SB 14 20-14N-24E Standing, 3025. Broadview Dome BROADVIEW PET. CORP. - STOLTEN BERG NO. I— SW NE 18-3N-23E Ran 514-Inch pipe to 6140: testing oil show In Madison, 5238. through produc tion tubing. Conrad Butte TARRANT-McCBACKEN NO. I— C SB 14 NW14 12-29-1W Pishing, 1555. TARRANT ROTH NO. I— SB SE14 SW14 33-30N-1E , Water. 773. P. & A. Devon Field MILCAHT-HEL LINGER NO. 1— NW NW14 SE«4 4-32-2E 1,300 M gas. 766; T. D., 1290. Dunkirk District LUCKY 7-KNUTSON NO. 1— NE SW14 NE 14 29 32N 2E Standing, 1755. LINVTLLE A SM3TH-HOWERT NO. 1— C SW14 NE 14 25-32-2E Drilling, 550. East Bridger ALEX BEATON NO. 1— SB 14 SE14 23-6S-23E T. D.. 1736. East Utopia Block VACO-STATE M 1694 NO. 1— NW 8E14 Averaged SE14 16-33-4E 19 bbls. 18-gravlty oil, 10 bbls. water first 10 days. Shut down for winter. Farmington Block TBXAOO-BTATE M 1332 NO. 1— NW NW14 3E14 10-25N-4W COMPLETION, 1-2-44; show oil In ElUa Madtson contact, 1910; sulphur water, 1918. Plugged and abandoned. Flat Coulee Structure NORTHERN PET .-NORTHERN FARMS Ma C NE 14 8W14 10-37-6E Drilling cement. 3112. Gage Dome CARTER-NORTHERN ORDNANCE MOR RIS NO. 1— C SW14 8W14 15-9N-28E Pumped 26 bbls. on initial test; shut down, 6965. To shoot after re-working with cable toots. NORTHERN ORDNANCB-DABR NO .1— C SW14 NWÎ4 14-9N-26E Spudded 11-20-43; Installing tankage to test Amsden, topped 6087; 5,000 feet of oil in hole. NORTHERN O B D N A N C K ■ SUZANNE BROS. NO. I— C NW14 SE14 19-9N-27E Spudded 11-28-32; drilling, 5661. Gala ta District PERRYS-LINVILLE A SMITH NO. 1— C NW14 SE14 4-31N-3E Standing, 945. Hagan Structure HAGEN STRUCTURE OIL CO.-ANDKR SON NO. 1— NE SE14 NE 14 9-31-7W Drilling, 717. BETTER GASOLINE FOR BETTER MOTORS1 ^olymer Gasoline v \ PS t / O qaaoHn* la caralaBy cootroBad fcw Iha Btq Waal's mwn pow*r and pick-up—GO BIG WEST! BIG WEST OIL CO. OF MONTANA Kevin, Montana Call Kevin 40 liçrlo Structure MID-MONT AN A-YOUNG HO. I— 13-7N-18E C NW<4 NEV4 Drilling, 3322. Hingham H IN GHAM-HO BSON -PUNK NO. I— NB SE*4 SE% 2V33N10E Standing, 3364. Ingomar Dome CARTHB-NORTHKRN ORDNANCE - HU, - LINON MO. 1 C NE 14 SEV4 8,200,000 feet NORTHERN ORDNANCR-N. P. MO. I— C NWii SE Rig burned, Lodge Grass-Good Luck Field C. M. M ARRET-LIN DE HO. 1— SW NW 166S-35E Spudded 11-17-43; standing. 525. Midway Structure TEXACO-NORMA KEIL MO. 1— C SWil SE* 3-28-IE Dry, 2024. TARRAKT-WOOD NO. 1— C NE14 NWÎ4 32-28-1W Shut down; waiting for 5-inch pipe, 3095. TARRANT-DESTEPPBNAY NO. 1— C MWH NE14 30-28-1W Shut down, waiting for crew, 1766. H AG EMAN-PON D-RI8PIM NO. 1— SE SEH NWli 20-28-1W 40 barrels, 1752. HAGEMAN-POND-R1SF1N NO. SW NEU NWU 20-28-1W Drilling, 400. HAGBMAN-POND-BISPIN NO. S— SE SW14 NWU 20-28-1W T. D., 1985, water; plugged back, 1833; shot 100 quarts; testing. Plugged and abandoned. HAGEMAN -POND-RISPIN NO. S— SW SW NE 20-28-1W Rig up. • TARRANT-WILEY-BDWARDS NO. 1— MWBNE14 NWV4 2-27N-2W Preparing to spud. TARRANT-BORLAND NO. 1— NW NW14 NW14 2-27N-1W Rig. T ARRANT-OLDS 1HN-» of gas, 4030. 14 27-BN-35E 3940. NO. 1— NW NW14 SW14 21-28-1W Location. KATELY-RCHARP NO. I— NE NE 14 SW 14 20-28-1W Spudded 1-9-44; drilling, 1100. Mission Dome INTERMOUNTAIN 8TATE8-B U R G B 8 8 NO. 1— SE SW14 NW14 28-2S-11E Suspended. 1736. __ SECURITY PBTROLEUM WTKS8 SE SE14 8W14 20-2S-11E Drilling, 1235. Pondera Oil Field COBB HIRSHBKRG NO. 1— NW NW14 SE14 Drilling, 3860. Pendroy Structure JARVIS A TAYLOB-GOGGINS NO. 1— C NE 14 8E14 7-27-5W (DISCOVERT). Shut down, 4048. JARVIS A MARCKLLK-WM. STEIN NO. 1— NE NW 14 NW 14 18-27-6 W COMPLETION 12-9-43; Madlaon contact, 2016: smaU show and sulphur water, T. D., 2962. P and A. Reagan Structure REAGAN ET AL-TRIBAL 194 NO. 3— SE H NW14 27-37-TW Shut down, 3890. jage Creek Structure SMITH - GULICK-SORRENSON - SMITH NO. 1— C NE 14 NW 14 22-37N-7E Drilling, 3890 Seven-Mile Structure DICKERSON-PKK NO. 1— SE NE 14 8W14 8-9S-61E Drilling, 1550. Vananda District BERT-NELSON OIL DIS. CO.-KEK NO. I— NW NE 14 NW 14 34-7N-38E Standing, 087. NO. 1— 23-27N-4W WELLKN Those Were The Days . « 9 From Files of the Montana Oil Journal, Twenty Tears Ago This Week. Bill Burks, drilling contractor, reported he'd made hole to 1,100 feet on the Moscow Oil & Exploration company's test near Ulm. Gasoline went up 2 cents, to 25 cents a gallon in Great Falls. The Journal was devoting a full page to Dakota oil news. Midwest Refining Co. was at 2,400 feet in a wildcat on Six Shooter anticline, near Billings. A Billings report said tools were being trucked to the Elk Basin field for a second test on the Nettie Thompson homestead. Senator T. S. Hogan said he and Bill Fulton would soon start a test on Ten Mile structure, and Lee Yealey said he was shutting down for the winter on the Ohio's Guinn dome test, near Malta. Lou Lilly, contractor, said he'd resume drilling soon on the Moun tain Chief well north of Browning. The Midwest and Mid-Northern Oil companies were reported ready to spend $225.000 testing three structures near Rapelje. Said the Rapelje Advocate: Among those who have become familiar figures in the com munity are M. 0. Danford, vice president of the Mid Northern, and head of the Midwest activities in Montana; C. M. Bauer, chief geologist in Montana; D. E. Lounsberry and E. G. Robinson of the geologic staff; J. E. Redburn of the land department; J. H. Clark, general manager of the Mid-Northern; H. V. Shoemaker, general superintendent of drilling operations, and Fred Platt, Tom Herri man and Joe O'Donnell of the operating department." The Journal advertising columns listed A. B. Frix as rig builder, and included as contractors then active, W. E. Burks. Newton & McMurray, Gordon Swain, Brown & Bailey, 0. Whitman, Craig & Chamberlain, Bradie Morgan. George M. Day, S. C. Ferdig and W. M. Elliott. MONTANA ACID COMPANY Estoblished 1933 KEVIN SHELBY Licensee Dow Chemical Ca T If it's TEXACO THEN YQU KNOW IT'S A RELIABLE PRODUCT OF HIGH GRADE UNIFORM QUALITY TEXACO PETROLEUM PRODUCTS Pale Oils Black Oils Red Oils Floor Oils Waxes Asphalts Road Oils Asphalt Cement Pipe Coating Roofing Roofing Paper Roofing Cement Insulated Texaco Motor Oils Insulated Havoline Motor Oils Engine Oils Signal Oils Dynamo Oils Machine Oils Cylinder Oils Cylinder Stocks Car Oils Greases • Cup Greases Gear Greases Gear Lubricants Axle Grease Wire Rope Lubricants A LEADER IN EVERY FIELD Fire-Chief Gasoline Sky-Chief Gasoline FuelOlls Bunksr Oils Diesel Oils Miners' Oils Gas Oils Distillates Spindle Oils THE TEXAS COMPANY SUNBURST, MONTANA Producers of Gasoline from Montana Grade Exctaetrely Office» in AÜ Principal Citie»