Texas Almanac, 1941-1942 Page: 13
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Typical power plant
in a Texas cotton
in which efficient gas
engines generate all
IN MAINTAINING GOOD SERVICE
There are over 4,000 industries in
Texas depending on natural gas serv-
ice for fuel and power. They enjoy a
high standard of service. Potent in
the maintenance of this high standard
is the investment in plants, equip-
ment and gas reserves which Texas
gas companies have made. It amounts
to over $750,000,000 and works out
to around $40,000 for every man em-
ployed in the gas utility business in
Texas. Here's the way this investment
compares with other industries:
-Railroad Industry, $24,000 per em-
-Steel Industry, $7,000 per employee.
-Automobile Industry, $3,000 per em-
Thus with the average employee in
the Texas Natural Gas Industry hav-
ing behind him this tremendous in-
vestment, Texas industries are as-
sured a dependable natural gas service
for their fuel and power needs. This
is vital if Texas' vast variety of raw
materials are to be processed in Texas.
Lone Star Gas Company pioneered
in the development of natural gas
service in Texas. Its industrial engi-
neers stand ready to advise and as-
sist, without charge, any manufac-
turer with his fuel and power prob-
GAS COM PANY
PRODUCING AND DISTRIBUTING NATURAL GAS FOR FACTORY, BUSINESS AND THE HOME
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Texas Almanac, 1941-1942, book, 1941; Dallas, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117164/m1/15/: accessed August 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas State Historical Association.