15/05/1911 Supreme Court Orders Standard Oil to Be Broken Up
Rockefeller court speech from The Men Who Built America
The Standard Oil Monopoly
Standard Oil Co. Inc. was an American company and the largest oil refinery of its time. It had a controversial history as a multinational corporation and was ruled an illegal monopoly by the US Supreme Court. It was dissolved under the Sherman Antitrust Act and subsequently split into 34 smaller companies.