Oil 150 - Reason to Celebrate

Oil 150: Reason to Celebrate

Approximate Time: As needed (Typically 20 minutes/45 minutes)

An overview of the reasons to celebrate the 150th anniversary of oil stemming from the Drake Well success in 1859. Covers the historical events and the impact the oil industry has had on everyday life. From kerosene to gasoline, asphalt, cosmetics, plastics and pharmaceuticals, oil and natural gas touch nearly every aspect of our daily lives. Explore the widely known and unknown uses of this valuable resource and discover its early history.

Informative, fun, and educational. Discover our oil & natural gas heritage.