If you look at the history of Wyoming, you can not separate oil from the story. Even to this day, oil and gas are one of the largest resources the state produces. It is the way of life for most. But how well do you know its history?

We looked at historical resources to quiz your knowledge about the history of oil in the Cowboy State. These are companies and locations that shaped the state and even the country.


Did you not do as well as you thought you would? Try reading these resources. The information in this quiz came from WyoHistory.org and Wyoming State Geological Survey.