Where was the world’s first oil-well drilled in the nineteenth century?

A. Baku in Russia
B. Titusville in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
C. Digboi in Assam, India
D. Dhahran in Saudi Arabia

Answer

Correct Answer: B. Titusville in Pennsylvania, U.S.A. 

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The world’s first oil-well drilled in Titusville in Pennsylvania, the U.S.A. in the nineteenth century. On August 27, 1859, George Bissell and Edwin L. Drake made the first successful use of a drilling rig on a well-drilled especially to produce oil, at a site on Oil Creek near Titusville, Pennsylvania.