Natural Gas – 100 Years Ago Today, August 11, 1923
Shepstone Management Company, Inc.
Natural gas news from a hundred years ago offers great perspective for discussing one of the cleanest sources of energy available then and still today.
It’s fun and illuminating to look back 100 years ago at what was happening with natural gas. It’s also eye opening, given all we’ve learned over the last century. There is, indeed, little new under the sun, as our stories repeatedly demonstrate.
There is, indeed, little new under the sun, as our stories repeatedly demonstrate. Natural Gas – 100 Years Ago Today, August 11, 1923. Read our 100-year old news items on winter garage problems, shallow politicians, natural gas rate bargains, the deepest natural gas well and a Detroit Jewel.
Is There No problem Natural Gas Can’t Solve?
It appears not!
Natural gas for warm cars!
Politician Are Shallow? Really?
Some things never change, I guess…
Nice to know our ancestors were as skeptical as we are today, though.
Yes, Natural Gas Is A Bargain
Compare the rates then to now and they seem low, but…
The Long Beach rate of 85¢ in 1923 is equal to $15.20 today if you’re looking for context. So, natural gas is one of those commodities that is more of a bargain today than ever.
The Deepest Natural Gas Well
Well, that was then…
Today, that is, of course, a typical natural gas well depth.
The Detroit Jewel or the Detriot Jewel?
Spelling and proof-reading just weren’t that important a century ago, I guess…
Well, at only $49, just bring it along, whatever it’s called.
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