Nitroglycerin is used to "shoot" an oil well in the United States
United States USA Date:1925 Duration:1 min 9 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Oil drillers "shoot" a well by exploding nitroglycerine in the oil sand. Man is seen pouring liquid nitro-glycerine into a device at the well. A man poses holding a drill bit.
The exploding nitro, deep in the well, creates a gusher. Crude oil is seen gushing from the well hole. Roughnecks work to cap the gusher. Construction workers build temporary storage tanks for oil from the well.
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