Texas Oil, American Dreams: A Study of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association

@inproceedings{Goodwyn1996TexasOA,
  title={Texas Oil, American Dreams: A Study of the Texas Independent Producers and Royalty Owners Association},
  author={L. Goodwyn},
  year={1996}
}
In this intricate narrative, Lawrence Goodwyn has undertaken to penetrate the legend of the wildcatter and bring into focus the people who endeavored to act out the American Dream in the remote corners of oil country. It is surprising to discover early on - even before the outlines of the wildcatter become clear - other vague but seemingly omnipotent actors occupying center stage: major oil companies. Independents and the majors are found to be abrasively yoked in awkward embrace: what… Expand
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