Tag: International Petroleum

A new life for Spindletop (photos)

Hard-hatted roughnecks returned to Spindletop this week, aiming to make another historic strike on the storied grounds.  More »

Spindletop team courts buyers for historic revival

The team of oilmen hoping to strike it rich at Spindletop spent Thursday meeting would-be investors at the NAPE convention in Houston and explaining why they believe there is yet more money to be made under the historic oil field.  More »

Oilmen hope to make new history at Spindletop

The name evokes an oil discovery that made history. When a well piercing the salt dome near Beaumont first gushed in 1901, it introduced a cheap supply of commercial energy that transformed the oil industry and American life.  More »