Volume 24 of Oil-Industry History is now available.

The proceedings of the Canmore symposium will be featured in Volume 25.

Petroleum History Annual Symposium & Field Trip

Santa Barbara, California • April 2-4, 2020

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

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