First Over Water Oil Well

First Over Water Oil Well (HM1MV5)

Location: Oil City, LA 71061 Caddo Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 43.63', W 93° 58.21'

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The world's first over water oil well was completed in Caddo Lake in 1911. The Ferry Lake No. 1 was erected by Gulf Refining Co. The well bottomed at 2,185 feet and produced 450 barrels per day.
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HM NumberHM1MV5
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Year Placed1984
Placed ByGulf Oil Corporation and Caddo–Pine Oil & Historical Society
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Date Added Friday, August 14th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 409091 N 3621457
Decimal Degrees32.72716667, -93.97016667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.63', W 93° 58.21'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 37.8" N, 93° 58' 12.6" W
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Area Code(s)318
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 912 LA-1, Oil City LA 71061, US
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