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Preserving history of the petroleum industry in Canada


Underground East - 1953 film

The PHS sponsored digitizing this 16-minute film about the construction of the 1129-mile pipeline from Edmonton to Superior, Wisconsin in 1950 in only 150 days.

BOE Report
Thanks to Sustaining Corporate Member BOE Report
Site Map Last change May 31, 2017
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About the PHS

Membership Application and Benefits - Join us

Upcoming Events - June 7 Lunch with speaker Dr. Bob Skinner
on Four Oil Price Routs Between 1985 and 2014

Board of Directors

Annual Awards

U of Calgary Scholarship

Minutes of Meetings, etc.
- for Board Members only, requires password


Leduc #1 on February 13, 1947.
Photo courtesy of Glenbow Museum and Archives



Archives Newsletters

Petroleum History Bibliography
by Doug Cass
(PDF 2.1 meg, 799 pages, updated October 31, 2016)

Annual Awards

Oral History Projects

Oil Sands Oral History Project - 117 people interviewed

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

Site Map

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Thanks to the Glenbow Archives
for permission to use the historical photographs on this website.

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Calgary, Alberta