Support AOGHS

American Oil & Gas Historical Society membership is free, but this website needs your financial support. If everyone who enjoys our website helps fund it, we can expand and improve our coverage.

Become a Supporting Member Today

Please help the historical society preserve U.S. petroleum history. Join a dedicated group of energy educators, historians, writers, museum volunteers, preservationists, collectors, and many others. Become an AOGHS supporting member with an annual contribution of just $20 to $50 and receive our monthly email newsletter and other updates. You also You also can donate via PayPalSupporters of $100 to $500 per year will have future access to our growing research archives and other resources. Learn more about the AOGHS mission and FAQs.

Help keep this online oil history resource operating! 

When you support this unique website, you help add more oil and gas history stories, which builds our research database for educators, students, oil museums – and you. AOGHS is in the business of preserving petroleum history, which provides a context for understanding the modern energy industry. Contact Bruce Wells, AOGHS founder at To mail a check, use this printable form. Thank you!

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