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Preserving history of the petroleum industry in Canada


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Annual General Meeting at the Petroleum Club - March 27, 2024,
speaker Sabrina Peric on Ted Link

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Annual Symposium
in Canmore, Alberta May 20-22, 2024
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Leduc #1 on February 13, 1947.
Photo courtesy of Glenbow Museum and Archives


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Petroleum History Bibliography
by Doug Cass
(PDF 6.6 meg, 1247 pages, updated June 8, 2022)

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Oil Sands Oral History Project - 117 people interviewed

Petroleum History Books

Timeline – Global Petroleum Industry - by Clint Tippett

Canadian Beginnings

Alberta's First Natural Gas Discovery

Speakers to PHS and their Presentations

Old Companies A to L,   Old Companies M to Z

Six Historical Events in the First 100 Years of Canada's Petroleum Industry - PHS lapel pin set

And more petroleum history

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Barrel Oil Corp  Canadian Museum of Making  
Thanks to Barrel Oil Corp and The Canadian Museum of Making for sponsorship,
and to Corporate members BOE Report, J.B. Pipelines Ltd., Tundra Process Solutions Ltd., and Whytecliff Resource Corp

BOE Report  J.B.Pipelines Ltd.  Tundra Process Solutions Ltd.  Whytecliffe Resource Corp


Thanks to the Glenbow Archives - now part of the Western Research Centre at the University of Calgary -
for permission to use the historical photographs on this website.

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