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Oil Wells and Fields
Who is Edwin L Blake?
January 04, 2012 2:56PM
Edwin L Blake is known as the first person to drill for oil. He was born in 1833. In 1859, he drilled for oil. It was a successful drill and he used a steam engine powered drill.Edwin died in 1864.