Gulf Coast Oil News: First oil journal for the gulf coast ///

Published in September 1916 by Gulf Publishing Company, the Gulf Coast Oil News was a weekly publication devoted to covering fast-moving oil developments on the Gulf Coast, particularly Goose Creek field on the Houston Ship Channel. Daily newspapers at the time did not report in depth on oil patch news. The slogan at the top of the masthead said, “The only oil journal published in the Gulf Coast country.”

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