HISTORY LESSONS: West Virginia has world's oldest oil producing well - West Virginia Strong

HISTORY LESSONS: West Virginia has world's oldest oil producing well

There's more than just coal in those hills. Did you know the oldest oil producing well in the world is here in West Virginia, in the Wirt County town of Burning Springs?

Wait. Say what?! Did you know the oldest oil producing well in the world is right here in West Virginia?? When many outsiders think of our state, they immediately think of coal, not oil. However, many people who grew up in the Mountain State remember our fathers, brothers, and grandfathers working in either the oil or coal industry ...

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