The history of the Jackson gas field is especially interesting because Eugene W. Hilgard recognized and described the dome in 1860 at the same time that Colonel Drake was drilling the oil well in the world on Oil Creek in Pennsylvania. The report also describes in detail the beds penetrated in the deep test well.

Author(s): Watson Hiner Monroe, Henry Niles Toler
Publication Type: Mississippi State Geological Survey
Year: 1937
Language: English
Series: Bulletin
Series Number: 36
Publisher: Mississippi State Geological Survey
Publisher Location: University, Mississippi
Pages: 52 Pages
Physical Copy: Not Available