Welcome to Check the Oil

The Voice of Petroliana and More... Since 1983!

Check the Oil magazine is the longest running publication of its kind geared towards all things petroliana. Written and published by collectors for collectors it is dedicated to preserving the history of the gas and oil industry while celebrating everything found in and around the service stations since their inception in the early 20th Century. Articles, photographs, and advertisements found in the magazine are sure to relate to all petro enthusiast.



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Save the Date!
Our 2017 Annual Show will be June 23rd & 24th in Dublin, OH.
Look for more info coming soon!