Role of independent producers in the early development of California’s oil and gas industry

Michael Giberson The Summer 2010 issue of Business History Review included an interesting article on the role of independent producers in the development of the oil and gas industry in California. In the article, Michael Adamson makes the case that official statistics on oil production overstate the role played by large, vertically integrated oil companies … More Role of independent producers in the early development of California’s oil and gas industry