Behind The Scene: The Iron Orchard

Behind The Scene: The Iron Orchard

Referred to as The Wildcatter’s Bible, The Iron Orchard was a classic Texas novel. It spans three decades of the life and inner workings of the oil industry in the Permian.  Written in 1967 by Edmund Van Zandt under the pseudonym of Tom Pendleton. The Van Zandt’s were a prominent…

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Sarah Skinner is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a degree in English. She has been a technical writer and editor in the oil and gas industry for over ten years in Houston and in Louisiana. She currently works as a technical writer for a pre-cast concrete construction company in Louisiana that builds blast-proof buildings for petrochemical plants. 

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