King of the Wildcatters
The Life and Times of Tom Slick, 1883-1930 New edition
By (author) Ray Miles
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King of the Wildcatters by Ray Miles
Book DescriptionTom Slick was a legend among the "independents" - those who hunted for oil the way mountain men hunted for furs. Ray Miles traces the growth of Slick's career and the modern petroleum industry, including the oil conservation movement, of which Slick was an early proponent. He examines the first generation of oilmen who sought fortunes in Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas and looks at Slick's unique hands-on business style of brokering on street corners and eschewing stockholders and board members. In 1929, Slick sold his Oklahoma holdings in the Prairie Oil and Gas Company - the largest sale of oil properties by an individual to that date.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781585443994
(235mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Imprint: Texas A & M University Press
Publisher: Texas A & M University Press
Publish Date: 31-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Ray Miles
Ray Miles is assistant professor of history at McNeese State University in Lake Charles, Louisiana. His research and writings concentrate on the American West.
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