Appendix 2

Date of Discovery of Oil or Natural Gas in Michigan by County

Year

County

1886

St. Clair

1920

Monroe

1925

Saginaw

1927

Gratiot

1927

Muskegon

1928

Midland

1 930

Cass

1930

Isabella

1931

Missaukee

1933

Montcalm

1933

Ogemaw

1934

Gladwin

1934

Mecosta

1935

Bay

1935

Livingston

1936

Arenac

1936

Tuscola

1937

Allegan

1938

Clare

1938

Kent

1938

Van Buren

1939

Barry

1939

Ottawa

1940

Berrien

1940

Otsego

1941

Calhoun

1941

Genesee

1941

Osceola

1941

Roscommon

1942

Clinton

1942

Lake

1943

Wayne

1944

Huron

1944

Kalamazoo

1944

Newaygo

1945

Montmorency

1945

Oceana

1946

Oscoda

1947

Crawford

1947

Ionia

1948

Mason

1952

Wexford

1953

Jackson

1953

Washtenaw

1955

Lapeer

1957

Hillsdale

1959

Macomb

1960

Oakland

1961

Lenawee

1967

Shiawassee

1969

Presque Isle

1970

Ingham

1971

Grand Traverse

1971

Kalkaska

1972

Antrim

1972

Eaton

1973

Alpena

1973

Manistee

1976

Benzie

1976

Cheboygan

1987

Iosco

1990

Alcona

1992

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