2020 Petroleum History Symposium

April 2-4, 2020 • Santa Barbara, California

We are sorry to inform you that the meeting set for April 2-4 will be cancelled due to concerns about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the health of all of our participants.

Your registration fee can be refunded or credited against a future Annual Symposium. The next one is scheduled for Pittsburgh in 2021. We hope to meet in Santa Barbara in 2022 with a program and field trip similar to the events planned for this year.

Alternatively, you may wish to donate your registration fee as a tax-deductible gift to PHI, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization. Please let us know how you prefer to proceed.

Wishing you the best of health and hoping to see you in Pittsburgh next year,

Matt Silverman
PHI President

Stephen Testa
General Chair, PHI Santa Barbara 2020

Scheduled Events

Thursday, April 2, 2020

Registration and Evening Reception

Friday, April 3, 2020

Presentations — Oral and Poster

Saturday, April 4, 2020

Field Trip


Headquarters Hotel

Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn, Santa Barbara, California

PHI has arranged for rooms at the Best Western Plus Pepper Tree Inn, 3850 State St, Santa Barbara, CA 93105. Limited rooms are available at the group rate, plus taxes. The group rate is available until February 24, 2020.

Contact the hotel directly online or phone (800-338-0030) for reservations and mention the "Petroleum History Institute" to request the group rate.

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If you're interested in presenting a paper or a poster, please contact the Petroleum History Institute using the form below.

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