John Franklin Carll (1826-1904) - Pleasantville, PA
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N 41° 35.443 W 079° 34.643
17T E 618571 N 4605312
Quick Description: Early petroleum engineer who established several standard practices for the industry.
Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Date Posted: 12/31/2010 2:50:04 PM
Waymark Code: WMADFF
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Leprechauns
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Pioneer petroleum geologist and engineer, Carll originated many standard oil industry practices, including accurate drilling records, correlating and mapping sub-surface reservoir rocks, and explaining the increased productivity resulting from reservoir flooding. In the 2nd Geological Survey of Pennsylvania (1875), he provided basic explanations of northwestern Pa. surface and subsurface geology. He lived and worked here from 1864 until his death.
Marker Name: John Franklin Carll (1826-1904)

County: Venango

Date Dedicated: 10/23/2007

Marker Type: Roadside

Location: 205 E State St., Pleasantville

Category: Business & Industry, Science & Medicine, Oil & Gas, Professions & Vocations

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