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  • Energy of North Dakota News from January 2015

    From oil wells to eyelashes, wait — what?

    Danielle Wente | Shale Plays Media Very few associate 1860s oil wells with women’s smiling faces, but in an odd way they go hand-in-hand.  Or shall I say, eyelash-in-eyelash. It all began in 1865 when Robert Augustus Chesebrough, a 22-year-old chemist, decided to leave the oil fields of Titusville, Pennsylvania, and return to his laboratory in Brooklyn,…