About the Long Beach Oil Field

Information about oil fields and oil wells in and around Long Beach, Southern California.

Long Beach Oil Field

The Long Beach Oil Field is located in Southern California,within the city of Long Beach and the city of Signal Hill. It was discovered in 1921 and was one of the most productive oil fields in the world during the 1920's. In 1923 it produced more then 68 million barrels of oil and the field had hundreds of oil dericks operating on Signal Hill and adjacent areas of Long Beach.

Wikipedia Introduction to the Long Beach Oil Field
Article with informatin about the geology, history, production, and operations of the Long Beach Oil Field.

History of Oil in California: Signal Hill

I Remember Long Beach: Oil on Signal Hill

Wilmington Oil Field

The Wilmington Oil Field is the largest contiguous oil field in the United States and it is expected to ultimately produce up to 3 billion barrels of oi8l. The field is about thirteen miles long and 3 miles wide and it extends from the harbor community of San Pedro to offshore Seal Beach. More then 6,000 oil wells have been drilled to access the oil in the Wilmington Oil Field.

City of Long Beach: Wilmington Oil Field

Oxidental Petroleum Corporation
The Wilmington Oil Field has been operated by tghe Oxidental Petroleum Corporation since 2006 when the Tidelands Oil Production Company6 was acquired by Oxidental.

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