Titusville

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The first oil well in the United States was drilled in the village of Titusville, in northwestern Pennsylvania, in 1859.[1] It began yielding 25 barrels a day; by the end of 1859 the flow had slowed to 10 barrels a day.

References

  1. San Joaquin Geological Society, The History of the Oil Industry (with emphasis on California and Kern County) [1]
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