Oil and Gas in Washington
May 1999 by Edgar B. Heylmun, PhDThe state of Washington may have undiscovered oil and gas resources, especially since drilling to date has been clustered in just a few areas.
City officials favor construction of the Pogo gold mine near their community, they said at a public comment meeting on the mine conducted by the government agencies responsible for issuing permits for the $250 million project.
Excerpts from California Mining Journal, our original title, published 50 years ago this month.
Panama is a long, narrow isthmus, 30,200 square miles in area, that separates Costa Rica from Colombia. It is best noted for the Panama Canal, which is now under the control of the Panamanian government, aided by the United States. The canal bisects the country and is an engineering marvel that was opened in 1914.
...we will visit three dormant mining districts that lie in the Oquirrh Range in Utah. Some major activity that transformed the lives of thousands of people occurred here from the mid 1860s to the late 1990s.
In 1717, Sir Isaac Newton, Master of the British Mint, established a fixed price for gold that was equivalent to around US$20.00 per ounce. This price was for bullion gold, refined to a purity of twenty-two karats (.917 fine).
With one outstretched hand grasping the bottle and the other waving at air, I moved forward feeling for the tent. No tent. No tree.
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