American Oil & Gas Historical Society (AOGHS) membership is free — please complete the registration form — but we need your annual financial support to maintain operations and this website. If everyone who enjoys our work helps fund it, we can expand and improve our coverage.
Your Support makes a Difference
Help us preserve U.S. petroleum history and join a dedicated group of energy educators, historians, museum directors, and many others.
Become a Supporting AOGHS Member Today
Become a supporting AOGHS member with an annual contribution as low as $20 (you also must register using the secure pop-up form). Once added to historical society’s membership, you will receive our monthly email newsletter — a summary of the website’s This Week in Petroleum History.
Learn more about the AOGHS mission at FAQs.
Help this unique online oil and gas history resource!
AOGHS is in the business of preserving petroleum history, which provides a context for understanding the modern energy industry. When you support the AOGHS website, you help add more research links and oil history stories!
Donations also can be made via PayPal. Questions? Email AOGHS founder and Executive Director Bruce Wells (firstname.lastname@example.org) or call (202) 387-6996. To mail a check, use this printable form. Thank you!