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Santa Rita No. 1
oil well that struck oil in 1923 and helped establish the Permanent University Fund
explorers who worked on their own when searching for new oil fields; engaged in risky business because many went bankrupt after drilling a few wells
central banking system that distributes money to other banks and helps regulate them
American officer who led the Rough Riders in battle against Spanish forces in Cuba
in the early days, operators burned huge quantities of this just to get rid of it; there was no was to safely transport it to market before the 1890s
Adina Emilia de Zavala tried to protect this from destruction by barricading herself in it for three days
oil well spacing
began to be regulated by the state so that fields would not be exhausted so quickly
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