Avenal in Kings County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
Discovery of Kettleman North Dome
Here displayed is one of the original well control heads, or Christmas tree, which is indicative of the tremendous pressures and productive capacities of these early oil wells, some of which were capable of producing in excess of thirty thousand barrels of oil and one hundred and twenty million cubic feet of gas each day.
Erected 1958 by Kettleman Hills Historical Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical date for this entry is October 5, 1928.
Location. 36° 0.549′ N, 120° 7.207′ W. Marker is in Avenal, California, in Kings County. Marker is on Skyline Blvd (California Route 269) 0.1 miles north of Hydril Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Avenal CA 93204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 785 times since then and 173 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 31, 2013, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.