1866 Leading Petroleum Co. Of West Virginia Stock Certificate. The Leading Petroleum Company of West Virginia. This early petroleum stock certificate has a great eagle vignette and a vignette of an oil well. Lands on Little Kanawha River, Leading Creek, Straight Creek, Cowpen & Fox Runs, West Virginia. Please look at photo’s for condition. The item “1866 Leading Petroleum Co. Of West Virginia Stock Certificate” is in sale since Sunday, June 2, 2013. This item is in the category “Coins & Paper Money\Stocks & Bonds, Scripophily\Oil & Gas”. The seller is “oldmoney4u” and is located in Palm Coast, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.