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Oil Men: Tales from the South Texas Oil Patch

Special | 57m 52s

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OILMEN: Tales from the South Texas Oil Patch tells the story of the oil and gas industry and how an accidental discovery in 1854 transformed a once untamed frontier into what is now one of the richest oil producing areas in the nation. This one hour documentary depicts the risky adventures of early day wildcatters and adventurous businessmen who gambled everything in a quest for black gold.

Aired: 08/29/18 | Rating: NR

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