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Texas Well Log Service Driller Logs Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 2010-022

Martin Schulz managed then purchased the Texas Well Log Service during the early 1920s. He developed well logs from required Texas Railroad Commission filings and then sold the resulting compilation as a “log report.” His customers were major oil exploration companies as well as small independents.

The Texas Well Log Service Driller Log Collection contains an estimated 450,000 pages of well log driller reports in 129 boxes. The reports are organized alphabetically by and within Texas counties.

Dates

  • 1917-1965

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis.

Extent

129 Linear Feet

Historical Information

The Texas Well Log Service was managed by Martin Schulz, who purchased the company in the early 1920s.

Author
Teresa Tomkins-Walsh, Ph.D., Tai Luong, Christian Kelleher
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA
713-743-9750