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Petrolia, Pennsylvania is located in Butler County. Zip codes in Petrolia, PA include 16050. More Petrolia information.

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Apr 9, 2014 | YourErie

Roundabout Construction to Begin

April 9, 2014- Oil City - Construction of the first roundabout in PennDOT District 1 is expected to begin Monday, April 14, at the intersection of Route 19 and Route 97 in Waterford Township, Erie County.

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Mon Feb 10, 2014

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Fire breaks out at Butler County chemical plant

PHIL LERZA, AND FIND MORE RAW VIDEO AND PICTURES FROM THURSDAY NIGHT'S SERVICE. SKY 4 UP EARLY OVER BUTLER COUNTY THIS MORNING.

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Wed Aug 28, 2013

Butler Eagle

Serious flooding in northeastern Butler County

Bear Creek flowing between Adam's Roadhouse and INDSPEC in Petrolia as firefighters pumped basements and monitored rising water levels in the northeast corner of Butler County on Wednesday, 8/18/13 Major flooding took place in Allegheny, Donegal, Fairview and Parker townships, as well as Bruin, Cherry Valley, Chicora, Karns City and Petrolia.

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Sat Aug 24, 2013

Grist Magazine

Shooting the well: The petroleum torpedoes of the early oil fields

Before the fracked gas boom of the last 10 years, before the rise of mega oil companies, before the entire 20th century, actually, humans figured out how to increase the flow of fossil fuels from a well.

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Wed Aug 21, 2013

The Atlantic

Shooting the Well: The Petroleum Torpedoes of the Early Oil Fields

Almost immediately after we started drilling wells, we started fracturing the rocks underground to increase the flow of fossil fuels.

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