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History of Oil and Gas


40,000 BC TO 1900 AD

FROM 1900 AD TO 2040 AD




We hope you enjoy the timeline so far – but remember we’re just getting started!

Our ultimate ambition is to list and document every major milestone, event and breakthrough in the entire history of oil and gas… And we need your help!
The huge Oil & Gas IQ community spans the globe and benefits from decades of experience. Let us know what stories you think we should add to the ultimate history of oil and gas using the form below!
If we use your addition we’ll try and credit you as well!

Tim Haïdar & Sumit Dutta
Oil & Gas IQ


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