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|Publication Type||Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey|
|Title||TINSLEY FIELD 1939–1974 A COMMEMORATIVE BULLETIN|
|Author||William H. Moore|
|Publisher||Mississippi Geological, Economic and Topographical Survey|
|Publisher Location||Jackson, Mississippi|
This bulletin traces Tinsley from the discovery of the Tinsley structure during a routine geological survey by Frederic F. Mellen, a Mississippi Geological Survey employee, through the drilling of the discovery well, and later history of the Field. Tinsley Field became the largest oil field east of the Mississippi River.