The first local account tells the tale of the King Well strike from a Petrolia perspective… Continue reading The Latest Strike!
On Friday last at 4 pm, the largest well ever struck near Petrolia commenced to flow… Continue reading Another Large Well at Petrolia
“Struck a flowing well last night. Can’t control it.” Continue reading “Can’t control it.”
On November 23, 1866 the largest flowing well ever drilled in Petrolia was struck by Capt. Bernard King. Continue reading 800 Barrels A Day!
Join us in an imagined day in the life of Captain Bernard King, drilling his soon to be famous well… (based on historical facts). Continue reading Captain King Drills
Pat McGee tells us about the “church steeped in oil history”. Christ Church Anglican celebrates its 150th anniversary. Continue reading Another 150th Anniversary
Years of painstaking research finally leads to the first comprehensive search for King’s famous flowing well… Continue reading Searching for King’s Flowing Well