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Preserving history of the petroleum industry in Canada


Upcoming Events

Luncheon Meeting at the Petroleum Club - May 1, 2024
Canada’s East Coast Offshore: 70 Years of Oil & Gas History
by Dr. Brad Hayes, Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd.

Next luncheon June 12, 2024

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Annual Symposium
in Canmore, Alberta May 20-22, 2024
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U of Calgary Scholarship

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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)

Annual Awards

Oral History Projects

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

Soul of Canada  J.B.Pipelines Ltd.  Tundra Process Solutions Ltd.  Whytecliffe Resource Corp


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

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