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Unleashing the Depths: Offshore Oil & Gas Exploration

Explore the history of offshore oil and gas exploration in Texas. From the Spindletop gusher to the pioneering days of drilling in shallow waters, discover the innovation that led to the first offshore platform in 1947. Witness how technology unlocked hidden reserves and transformed the energy industry. Dive into Texas’ legacy of offshore exploration in this exhibit.

Visit Our Industry Exhibit!

Discover the future of energy through offshore oil and gas exploration. Explore Texas’ history of innovation and maritime industry.

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