Business & Finance: The Oily Deep

Of recent years when an oil man has a nightmare, he sees a sea of petroleum. vaster than the Pacific, with dark green oleaginous billows rolling before a wind that moans "Overproduction, overproduction." Yet last week when 2,941,550 barrels of oil swelled up each day from the bowels of the U. S., a greater secretion than ever at any one time before, there was comparatively little disturbance to the peaceful slumbers of the men of oil.

Among the deepest of the sleepers last week, was the chairman...

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