In 1913 the first well was drilled by the R1 Venezuelan Oil Concesions (VOC), a subsidiary of Shell.
In 1917, Santa Barbara 2 well was the first to find oil.
In July 1922 began drilling the well Barrosos 2 (R4), a percussion drilling during natural gas the pilot he got stuck and had to find an expert in the United States to continue drilling, the VOC was disappointed in the outcome of his 3 well above (2 nutsand a poor) and I thought out of their operations if not find anything. In December 1922 the pilot was removed on December 14 when electricity ESCO the restart was a drilling reventon 100,000 barrels per day, unprecedented in the history of oil, with an oil column of 40 meters in height visible from Maracaibo. Cabimas occupied the front pages of newspapers. is concerned with which, considering the state of our environment, is very important Legend has it that the locals took a group of San Benito Chimbangeles to stop the stream which was flowing black several days. At its inception hundreds of wells were drilled in the La Rosa, forming forests wood some drills side by side. Photographs of the time show a group of wells in the current boulevart.
The oil turned the fishing village that grew rapidly in size and population, the influence of the oil industry can be seen on streets with names such as wells and roads R5 and R10 sector Gasplant, called by the first natural gas company funciono in Zulia.
The site brought immigrants from other regions of the country, many Andean falconianos and margaritenos, as well energy costs as foreigners.
Concordia was one of the first new sectors, in addition to Miraflores, and Corito Tierra Negra (named for the large number who founded falconianos). Concordia existed as early as 1926. Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and was founded by Gloria falconianos in gas the vicinity of the well Barrosos 2.
June 1935 Carlos Gardel Cabimas singing in the theater, located on the current av independence. Arrived by boat to sing 3 songs, sadly was formed after a fight of their interpretation, on its way back to Buenos Aires coming directly from Cabimas, died in a plane crash in Medellin.
In 1936 set off a strike oil, its leaders were Manuel Taborda and Jorge Hernandez, the strike resulted in the founding of the first union of the Venezuelan Workers and Employees Union of Petroleum (SOEP), which still operates in the same seat in the Rosario Street.
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