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Don Rominger, Jr 

Learning Lessons Of The Long-Ago Oil Boom


On April 5, 1974, the Bertha Rogers Number 1 near Elk City reached a depth of more than 31,400 feet when it struck a deep gas deposit in what became known as the Anadarko Basin, a 115,000 square mile oil and gas play centered largely from Elk City to Grady County. The strike set off a rush to exp...

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