The beginnings

A certain Captain Lucas discovers an oil field/source in Beaumont, Texas. This ‘spindletop’ is the start of the modern oil industry. And also the start of Gulf.

First-ever drilling operation in water

Gulf launches the world's first drilling operation in water, in Caddo Lake, Louisiana. Without the use of piers.

World’s first drive-through gas station

World’s first drive-through gas station Gulf opens the world’s first modern, fully drive-through gas station in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.


The Ford GT40 wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It’s the first car in history to win the race twice. Using the same chassis.

Porsche triumphs

Porsche wins the 24 Hours of Le Mans for the first time with the Porsche 917.

Gulf Gas + Power

Three experienced Dutch innovators put their heads together. The digitization of the business energy market becomes a reality. And with it, fair energy pricing. Read our story.

Fluent in Energy

Gulf enters the Dutch energy market: Gulf Gas + Power is born. Giving businesses direct access to the energy market for the first time, via an online sales platform.