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How Rockefeller Built His Trillion Dollar Oil Empire

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The History of Standard Oil: Volume 1 (of 2) (FULL Audiobook)

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How John D. Rockefeller Built His Trillion Dollar Oil Business

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1940s STANDARD OIL COMPANY PROMOTIONAL FILM CHICAGO, ILLINOIS GASOLINE & SERVICE STATIONS 91454

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The History of the Standard Oil Company | Wikipedia audio article

Standard Oil Co. Inc. was an American oil producing, transporting, refining, and marketing company. Established in 1870 by John D. Rockefeller and Henry Flagler as a corporation in Ohio, it was the largest oil refinery in the world of its time. Its controversial history as one of the world's first and largest multinational corporations ended in 1911, when the United States Supreme Court ruled that Standard Oil was an illegal monopoly.
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  • Founding and early years 

  • South Improvement Company 

  • Hepburn Committee 

  • Standard Oil Trust 

  • Sherman Antitrust Act 

  • Earnings and dividends 

  • 1895–1913 

  • In China 

  • Monopoly charges and antitrust legislation 

  • Breakup 

  • Legacy and criticism of breakup 

  • Successor companies 

  • Rights to the name 

  • Bibliography