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!