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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 December 6, 2016
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Upcoming Events - Jan.25/2017 David Finch
on Winston Churchill in the Alberta Oilfields in the 1920s

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U of Calgary Scholarship

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Leduc1then.jpg

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

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

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