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MARILYN HAGERTY: 1937 saw seismograph echoes in N.D. say, ‘Oil’

Published 05/15/2012, Grand Forks Herald

One story in the Herald 75 years ago talked about oil with a Williston, N.D., dateline. It said: “Scientific exploration in the Nesson field began Monday (May 17, 1937), when a seismograph test crew of the Geophysical Service Inc., went into the field to start ‘shooting’ and explore the field to find the best place for sinking the first oil well.

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