Contact Info

Tuscaloosa

420 Hackberry Lane

P.O. Box 869999

Tuscaloosa, AL 35486-6999

205.349.2852

205.349-2861 Fax

 

Mobile

P.O. Box 1368

Mobile, AL 36633-1368


250 N. Water Street

Mobile, AL 36602

251.438.4848

251.432.9267

251.438.4805 Fax

Oil and Gas in Alabama

Alabama's oil and gas industry has enjoyed a long and remarkable history. As early as 1808, American Indians in the Tennessee Valley in north-central Alabama were selling oil from asphaltic rocks for medicinal purposes. The first wells drilled for oil in the southeastern U.S. were drilled in Lawrence County in 1865, just six years after the first oil well in the U.S.(more)

 

Overview - Fiscal Years 2003-2012 Charts - (PDF)