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Abandoned Oil Wells (1978)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: News, Public Affairs

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 1979-02-10

Duration: 00:04:58

Subjects: OIL INDUSTRY | Oil wells - - Abandonment | Louisiana. Department of Natural Resources | Energy


  • George, Beth Host
  • Caldwell, J.E. Speaker
  • Huls, William Interviewee


This segment from the February 10, 1978, episode of “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features a background report on the plans for the Department of Natural Resources to conduct a survey of abandoned oil wells in Louisiana to ensure that they were properly plugged. Host: Beth George