The Oil Region Alliance

Pennsylvania’s Oil Region is rich with history. It was within the Oil Region that, in 1859, Colonel Edwin Drake drilled the world’s first commercial oil well, initiating a chain of events that literally changed the world.

But that’s our history. Welcome to the future – your future. Welcome to the Oil Region Alliance, the designated lead economic, heritage and tourism development group in the Oil Region. We provide opportunities for job creation and enhance the quality of life in the place that accelerated history into the future. Whether you are starting, expanding or relocating your business, looking for a great place to live, or considering recreation and vacation opportunities, you are in the right place. Check out the Oil Region Alliance…History In Progress!

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March 19-26, 2017 WOG


Oil Country Bluegrass Festival

Feb 26, 2017, 12:00am - Feb 26, 2017, 12:00am

Petroleum Program Series

Mar 02, 2017, 06:00pm - Mar 02, 2017, 12:00am

Petroleum Program Series

Mar 09, 2017, 06:00pm - Mar 09, 2017, 12:00am

Tea at the Tarbell House

Mar 10, 2017, 04:00pm - Mar 10, 2017, 06:00pm


Visit PA

Major Members

Joy Global
National Fuel
Venango County
Oil City
Venango College
Franklin City