2014 Oil History Symposium

June 19 – 21, Bradford, PA
CALL for Abstracts, Oral Presentations and Posters
Deadline: May 1, 2014

Submit abstracts to Bill Brice

 Plans are still being finalized for the 2014 Oil History Symposium. This year we head to Bradford, Pennsylvania, home of the First Giant Oil Field.

We will be headquarted at the Best Western in Bradford, and have several lodging options available. More details and registration information will be posted as they become available, so please check back soon.

Field Trip plans include American Refinery, Penn Bradford Museum, historical stop in Bradford, Pioneer Oil Museum in Bolivar, NY, and the oil seep at Cuba, NY.


Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the Comfort Inn Bradford and the Best Western Plus/Bradford Inn. Mention the PHI Symposium when making reservations to receive the group rate.

Symposium Headquarters – Best Western Plus, Bradford Inn, 100 Davis Street S., Bradford, PA 16701; p. 814-362-4501 (15 rooms; $90.00 + tax) (Rooms held until June 12, 2014).

Comfort Inn Bradford (3 blocks from HQ), 76 Elm Street, Bradford, PA 16701; p. 814-368-6772 (15 rooms; 10 suites; $115.00 + tax) (Rooms held until May 19, 2014).

Nearby accommodations, please contact directly for rates and availability:

Mount Laurel Inn B&B (0.6 miles from HQ), 136 Jackson Ave, Bradford, PA 16701; p. 814-362-8006.

Holiday Inn Express (0.3 miles from HQ), 30 Tarport Drive Extension, Bradford, PA 16701; p. 814-362-7090.

Heritage Suites Inn (3.4 miles from HQ), 139 Minard Run Road, Bradford, PA 16701; p. 814-362-6820/800-522-0626.