Petrocultures 2022: Transformations

The biennial Petrocultures conference, twice postponed due to COVID-19, will take place August 24-27, 2022 in Stavanger, Norway. Registration is now available on the conference website. Click…

Petrocultures 2018: Transitions

The 2016 Paris Climate Agreement heralded unprecedented international consensus on the need to transition from fossil fuels within the next few decades. The uneven responses from state,…

After Oil School (2015)

The first After Oil School (AOS) brought together experts in energy humanities from the University of Alberta and around the world to explore, critically and creatively, the…

Petrocultures 2016: The Offshore

Approximately a third of all oil and gas production takes place offshore, and this proportion is continually increasing as companies push into ever deeper and more remote…

After Oil School 2: Solarity (2019)

Solarity: After Oil School 2 was organized by the Petrocultures Research Group and the Grierson Chair in Communication Studies. A follow-up to the successful After Oil School…