CONOCO, or ConocoPhillips since the merger with Phillips Petroleum in 2002, is a major U.S. based oil and petrochemical company with operations in 29 countries. As of 2002, the bulk of ConocoPhillips' production operations were in the United States, Norway, and the United Kingdom with smaller operations in Canada, China, Dubai, Ecuador, Indonesia, Nigeria, Russia, Venezuela, and Vietnam.

The company also operates 18 refineries in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Czech Republic, Ireland, Germany, and Malaysia. The company's 12 U.S. refineries make ConocoPhillips the largest oil refiner in America. The Conoco side of ConocoPhillips can trace its origins back to the Continental Oil and Transportation Company formed in 1875 to distribute petroleum products across the American West. In 1884–85, Standard Oil acquired Continental Oil ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles