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Good Old Days 05-01-15

 

Compiled By Rob Langrell

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons.

50 YEARS AGO

'Deep oil test announced for Panhandle'

Published on May 5, 1965

The long-awaited announcement of a deep oil test for Western Nebraska arrived this week when Sinclair Oil and Gas Co. disclosed plans for immediate drilling of a 7,700-foot hole in the Singleton Field of Banner County.

Although this depth is not expected to take Sinclair to granite, it will carry the total depth at least 2,000 feet below...



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