It was initially known as the Continental Oil and Transportation Co in 1875 and by exploration pioneer E. W. Marland. In 1899, the company changed the name to Continental Oil Co – Conoco. In 2002 Conoco Inc. and Phillips Petroleum Co. merged to become ConocoPhillips.
Over the years, the company has revolved settling its headquarters in the Energy Corridor district of Houston, Texas, in the United States.
ConocoPhillips is in the business of production of liquids and natural gas, transportation, and marketing of crude oil. Its primary agenda is to help in meeting the world’s energy needs.
The company has the technical capability, and as a result, it has become the largest independent exploration and production (E&P) company within the globe. It holds onto and retains a relentless focus on its low cost of the supply resource base.
Six geographical segments define ConocoPhillips’ operations; Europe and North Africa, Alaska, Canada, Asia Pacific, and the Middle East, and Lower 48.