Chapter 75 - Oil Exploration and Drilling EXPLORATION, DRILLING AND PRODUCTION OF OIL AND NATURAL GAS. Richard S. Kraus. General Profile. Crude oils and natural gases are mixtures of hydrocarbon molecules (organic compounds of carbon and hydrogen atoms) containing from 1 to 60 carbon atoms.
William Young, then 47 years of age & a father of seven, a 'holder up' at the yard, suffered a fracture of the spinal vertebrae in his fall & died on Aug. 7, 1926. . William is at left above, while a memorial erected in Bishopwearmouth Cemetery in his memory, indeed in memory of all who died in Sunderland shipyard accidents, is at right (in a larger size h