In this “Golden Age”, Oklahoma had already become home to thousands of jobs and companies. In the 1950s, oil production slowed down, but picked right back up again in about 1979, when the demand for oil greatly increased. This time around, there was contemporary and more advanced technology for their time, which lowered us down below the earth, thirty thousand feet. Petroleum related occupations became just as prominent as the oil itself. As for natural gas, the very first commercial use launched at a brick plant in Tulsa.
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