Obscurity to Success in the Oil Business: Discovery of Parshall Oil Field in North Dakota- Paperback


Obscurity to Success in the Oil Business is Michael Johnson’s inspiring, informative, and engrossing story of achieving the American Dream and, in the process, helping to secure America’s energy future. The son of Greek immigrants, Michael carved a path to a stellar career in petroleum geology, armed with intelligence, ingenuity and unrelenting determination. In clear, illuminating detail he reveals how his contribution to the discovery of the giant Parshall oil field finally hinged on his embracing risk—but risk grounded firmly in state-of-the-art science. Obscurity to Success in the Oil Business is a tribute both to America’s exceptional technological innovations and to its rich opportunities for the best and brightest of its risk-takers.


Author: Michael S. Johnson

  • Pages: 250 pages
  • Publisher: Karras Publishing (February 23, 2017)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0997508612
  • ISBN-13: 978-0997508611