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Preserving history of the petroleum industry in Canada


Upcoming Events - Feb.27, 2019
Lunch at the Calgary Petroleum Club with speaker Andrew Fox
on Canada’s first commercial use of natural gas: a unique tourist trap at Niagara Falls in the mid-1800’s

BOE Report
Thanks to Sustaining Corporate Member BOE Report
Site Map Last change February 18, 2019
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About the PHS

Membership - Join us

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 2.2 meg, 783 pages, updated September 15, 2017)

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

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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Petroleum History Society
Calgary, Alberta