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From the early days when Conoco greases lubricated the axles of prairie schooners crossing the Western frontier, Conoco has grown into a powerful leader in the lubricants industry with distribution across the globe.
To support these industries and help keep equipment running at optimum levels, the Conoco product family includes engine oils, transmission fluids, automotive gear lubricants, industrial lubricants and greases, all designed to help provide equipment protection, performance and long life customers expect from their equipment.
Conoco is the lubricants brand that no matter what the need, there’s a promise to provide the highest quality and solid, reliable performance: performance that gives peace of mind in knowing the equipment is running at its maximum potential.
lubes.conoco.com   (252 words)

  CONOCO INC . J.M. Huber
Conoco argued that the amount of Huber’s liability was not known until later in the stripper well litigation, but the district court rejected this contention based on undisputed evidence in the record that Huber’s liability was established with certainty at least as early as 1995.
Conoco argues, in essence, that the cases dealing with a variety of overcharges under the ESA and the EPAA mandate an award of prejudgment interest once the overcharge is proven.
First, Conoco argues that the district court turned the principles of uniformity and the operator liability doctrine on their head by tagging Conoco as the “master of NECU liability.”  Under Conoco’s interpretation, this role was forced upon it by the operator liability doctrine.
www.ll.georgetown.edu /federal/judicial/fed/opinions/01opinions/01-1554.html   (4242 words)

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Conoco officials have met regularly with the DEQ and have kept its citizens advisory council apprised of the situation.
While Conoco is within its overall emissions limit, the refinery is exceeding emission limits on its flare stack, which is a 148-foot stack that burns off refinery waste gases and acts as a safety device.
Conoco installed its coker in 1992 as part of a major project to reduce sulfur dioxide emissions and to enable the plant to refine higher-sulfur crude oil.
www.billingsgazette.com /region/20000218_r0conoco.html   (1262 words)

 No. 99SC415. Randy Scott and Ann Scott v. Matlack, Inc. and Conoco, Inc. - January 14, 2002 - Colorado Supreme Court ...
Likewise, Conoco never requested an instruction to clarify that the OSHA citation for the Connecticut accident was issued to Matlack and had no bearing on the determination of Conoco's negligence.
However, Matlack and Conoco argue that the usual rules for admitting a safety statute are rendered inapplicable by the express limiting language of OSH Act section 653(b)(4).
Conoco and Matlack assert that even if this court were to decide that the OSH Act may be admitted as evidence in a negligence case, the Act is not relevant to the Scotts' claims.
www.cobar.org /opinions/opinion.cfm?OpinionID=167   (6759 words)

 96-6375 -- Vice v. Conoco Inc. -- 08/03/1998
Conoco alleges that it did not learn the details of the 1991 incident until 1993 and that it terminated Vice based upon these newly discovered facts.
Specifically, he asserts that Conoco agreed to afford him continued employment in exchange for his compliance with the terms of the letter and promised it would not discharge him for any of the complaints made by Spreitzer.
Because Conoco allegedly failed to obtain the relevant facts and properly investigate the alleged harassment incidents, Vice claims that he was improperly disciplined and discharged.
www.kscourts.org /ca10/cases/1998/08/96-6375.htm   (3376 words)

 conoco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
In 1990, Conoco constructed a 1,200-foot long concrete and synthetic liner in the southern portion of the Burlington Ditch (immediately adjacent to the Conoco refinery's western boundary), to prevent ground water/surface water mixing and to control bank erosion.
In 1993, Conoco diverted the channel of Sand Creek to isolate the surface waters from active seeps (seeps are like springs that ooze oil instead of water) and allow cleanup or removal of contaminated soil along the original channel.
In addition to the 1993 channel diversion, a new permanent channel for Sand Creek was constructed by Conoco and CRC in the area to the north and northwest of the Conoco refinery (where the creek flows from Brighton Blvd. to the Burlington Ditch).
www.epa.gov /Region8/land_waste/rcra/fact/conoco.html   (1275 words)

Conoco alleged that Agrico breached a 1972 purchase agreement whereby Conoco sold its fertilizer manufacturing business to Agrico and that Williams breached its guarantee of Agrico's performance under the 1972 purchase agreement.
Conoco requested declaratory judgment as to the legal relationship of the parties under the 1972 purchase agreement and guaranty.
Conoco contended that under the 1972 purchase agreement, Agrico assumed liability for all detriment attributable to the assets conveyed thereunder and agreed to indemnify and defend Conoco against all claims arising out of any act or omission of Agrico after February 1, 1972.
www.oscn.net /applications/oscn/deliverdocument.asp?cite=2004+OK+83   (3037 words)

 Pechtl v. Conoco, Inc., 1997 ND 161, 567 N.W.2d 813
Conoco denied it was negligent and asserted Steier retained control of work at the Ridl well.
Schmidt also stated that although Conoco had a general right to come onto a location and change the way the operation was going, he was in charge of the workers at the Ridl well.
Conoco's interest in safety at the jobsite, however, does not rise to the level of control required under Section 414.
www.court.state.nd.us /court/opinions/970051.htm   (2443 words)

Conoco also claims it was caught by surprise by the monument designation last fall, and is merely trying to act on leases that preexist the monument.
Conoco officials told us they need to drill two to three wells at each of their seven lease blocks in the monument area just to establish the value of the company's holdings.
Conoco stated at its press conference that "We are proud of our reputation of environmentally sound stewardship...and are committed to applying the same environmental standards in [the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument] that we have successfully used in our operations in other environmentally sensitive areas." If Conoco keeps its word, watch out.
www.suwa.org /gsenm/conoco.html   (3808 words)

 MIPC/MMNK: CONOCO in Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Conoco strongly believes that its experience in developing the Ardalin field in the Timan-Pechora region, and its safe and environmentally friendly operations, proves Conoco's ability to work in severe Arctic conditions.
Conoco's flexible approach and clear understanding of local community needs should be beneficial for the Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Conoco, its partners and Russia as well.
Conoco has been a participant in Russian natural gas activities since the late 1980s, when it joined several other foreign and Russian partners to study the feasibility of developing the Shtockmanovskoye gas condensate field in the Barents Sea.
www.mmnk.org /Conoco.htm   (696 words)

 97-6107 -- Rowe v. Conoco Inc. -- 06/19/1998
Rowe's former co-worker at Conoco, arguing that the Data Sheet was relevant because it established that "Conoco knew that the tasks [Mr.
Rowe's case: his failure to establish that Conoco had notice that he had suffered a work-related injury at the time it made the decision to terminate him.
Rowe states that "[t]he district court erroneously sustained Conoco's objection(s) to Rowe's attempts to present evidence regarding his respiratory problems arising out of his employment commencing during the period of 1990 and continuing through his August, 1993 termination to support his reports of job related illnesses to Conoco." Aplt's Br.
www.kscourts.org /ca10/cases/1998/06/97-6107.htm   (3870 words)

 FindLaw - Restructuring, Transfer and Separation Agreement - Conoco Inc. and E I du Pont de Nemours Co.
Conoco Group: shall mean collectively, Conoco, CI, and the other Transferred Business Companies, any of their predecessor companies or businesses or any of their Subsidiaries, business units or divisions.
Conoco Guarantee: shall mean the guarantee by Conoco, dated as of July 24, 1998, of CI's obligations under the Note, dated July 20, 1998 and attached hereto as part of Exhibit D. Conoco Master Note: shall mean the promissory notes evidencing indebtedness of CI to DuPont under the DuPont Master Note Agreement.
(vi) Conoco shall cooperate with the underwriters of the IPO to facilitate timely preparation and delivery of certificates representing the Class A Common Stock and to enable the Class A Common Stock to be in such denominations and registered in such names as the underwriters may request.
contracts.corporate.findlaw.com /agreements/dupont/conoco.sep.1998.10.27.html   (3560 words)

 EarthRights International - International Right to Know: Case Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Conoco, as one of the oil companies educating the Huarani, has worked hand-in-hand with evangelical missionaries to indoctrinate the Huarani to strip them of their culture and to pacify, and essentially, enslave them.
Conoco intends to increase its oil reserves by 35%, raising daily production by 9%, and thus securing a steady stream of profit for the coming years.
An International Right to Know law would require Conoco to reveal to the public the details of the Orinoco Pipeline and the subsequent human and environmental rights abuses that the oil project is causing.
www.earthrights.org /irtk/conoco.shtml   (901 words)

 FindLaw - Tax Sharing Agreement - E I du Pont de Nemours & Co. and Conoco Inc.
Conoco shall, in connection with any installment payment (payable with respect to any Combined Return prepared and filed by Conoco) with respect to Non-Federal Combined Taxes for any Pre-Deconsolidation Period, consistent with past practice, determine the estimated amount of the related installment of the Conoco Group Combined Tax Liability.
Conoco shall use reasonable efforts to separate any such information from any other information to which DuPont is entitled to access or to which DuPont is entitled to copy under this Agreement, to the extent consistent with preserving its rights under this Section 6.1(d).
Conoco agrees that it will not take or fail to take, or permit any Conoco Affiliate to take or fail to take, any action where such action or failure to act would be inconsistent with any material, information, covenant or representation in the Ruling Documents, Supplemental Ruling Documents, Ruling or Supplemental Ruling.
contracts.corporate.findlaw.com /agreements/dupont/conoco.tax.1998.10.27.html   (4567 words)

 USATODAY.com - Conoco to buy Gulf Canada for $4.3B   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Conoco's class A shares rose 16 cents to close Friday at $31.46 on the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the U.S. Memorial Day holiday on Monday.
Conoco said any "workforce impact" as a result of the deal can be accomplished through "attrition, filling global vacancies and reduced hiring".
Conoco said it would use its cash flow, reduced capital spending and a suspension of its stock-buyback program to pay down acquisition-related debt.
www.usatoday.com /money/energy/2001-05-29-conoco-gulf-canada.htm   (395 words)

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Conoco collected the field liquids and trucked them to either the tailgates of its plants or to tanks where the field liquids were sold.
Conoco asserted as an affirmative defense that a claim for unjust enrichment is unavailable when an express contract governs the subject matter of the dispute.
Conoco contends that because express contracts governed the sale of the entire gas stream, the plaintiffs were foreclosed from asserting a cause of action for unjust enrichment.
caselaw.lp.findlaw.com /data2/texasstatecases/sc/990490o.htm   (6997 words)

 In the Matter of Conoco Inc., a corporation, and Phillips Petroleum Company,a corporation. - Decision & Order
Respondent Conoco Inc. is a corporation organized, existing and doing business under and by virtue of the laws of the State of Delaware, with its office and principal place of business located at 600 North Dairy Ashford, Houston, TX 77079.
Conoco's 6" crude transfer pipeline from the Guernsey crude tank farm to the Platte crude tank farm, from which crude is originated onto the segment of the Platte crude oil pipeline that runs from Guernsey, Wyoming to Wood River, Illinois; and
Conoco's 4" crude transfer pipeline from the Guernsey crude tank farm to third party crude oil storage in Ft. Laramie, Wyoming.
www.ftc.gov /os/2003/02/conocophillipsdo.htm   (7593 words)

 Please Call Conoco
Conoco is clearly very serious: the press conference included a slick video which was distributed to the TV news, a slew of conoco employees, and attractive press packets, and Conoco says it already expended an estimated 2 million dollars to develop their leases in the area..
Conoco holds leases for 140,000 acres of federal and state land in the monument, a large amount of which overlaps with congressionally proposed wilderness.
Tell her or him that you've heard that Conoco is planning to put oil wells in the new National Monument and that you think this is a lousy idea.
www.suwa.org /conoco1.html   (1149 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - DuPont to divest Conoco   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
At a news conference in New York, Dunham said Conoco is well equipped to succeed on its own, with a facility in Venezuela, a natural gas project in the North Sea and a refinery in Malaysia likely to get started this year.
Conoco was responsible for 47 % of DuPont's $ 45.1 bn in sales last year.
Conoco employs 15,000 people in 40 countries and ranks 9th in the world-wide production of petroleum liquids by all US-based companies, 11th in the production of natural gas, and 8th in refining runs.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/company/cnn82771.htm   (395 words)

 Business Wire: Norsk Hydro Joint Venture with Conoco. @ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Conoco will remain the operator of all the prospects it currently operates.
Norsk Hydro and Conoco have long standing business relations from previous and existing joint ventures in Norway, the UK as well as in Russia.
Conoco is a major, integrated energy company active in more than 40 countries.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1G1:77840376&refid=holomed_1   (573 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - Conoco celebrates 125-year anniversary
"Conoco's 125th anniversary is a wonderful opportunity to recall the major contributions our company has made to a world economy that thrives on energy," said Archie W. Dunham, Conoco Chairman and CEO.
Conoco's corporate split-off from DuPont in August 1999 stands as the largest in US history.
Conoco is a major, integrated energy company based in Houston and active in over 40 countries.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/company/cnn01242.htm   (532 words)

 Dupont - Conoco
Conoco should be competitive on its own because it has strong refining and marketing in the United States and abroad, analysts said.
Conoco has gone on to reduced its debt, which will be down about $300 million in the third quarter of 1999.
Conoco was named to the Standard and Poor's 500-stock index on the day the stock split took effect.
oak.cats.ohiou.edu /~rm663596/esp/case.htm   (1708 words)

 CNN.com - TotalFina eyes Conoco - Jan. 14, 2002
Conoco is seen as an ideal partner for TotalFinaElf, because of its strong market position in the U.S. and the company's interests in Venezuela and Asia.
In addition, the group would face a $550 million break fee that Conoco (COC: up $0.39 to $27.96, Research, Estimates) and Phillips (P: up $0.05 to $59.25, Research, Estimates) have written into their merger agreement.
The Telegraph said Conoco's shareholders, who will vote on the merger in the next few months, are becoming increasingly concerned that Phillips would benefit more from the deal than Conoco.
edition.cnn.com /2002/BUSINESS/01/14/totalfina   (552 words)

 Conoco builds 0.5 Tflop/s Linux cluster for petroleum industry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Conoco's new supercomputer is part of the company's state-of-the-art in-house seismic data processing system.
All this computing power also means that Conoco will be able to provide its technical teams with the best geological images available in a fraction of the time previously required.
"Conoco is committed to building the right tools that will improve the ways we search for and discover oil and natural gas," said Rob McKee, executive vice president for exploration and production.
www.hoise.com /primeur/00/articles/monthly/AE-PR-10-00-3.html   (557 words)

 Fool.com: Conoco Wins the (Black) Gold [Motley Fool Take] September 30, 2004
Conoco is expected to snap that up, and then proceed to ultimately acquire a total 20% stake in Lukoil, according to the terms of an agreement signed yesterday.
As a significant stakeholder, and one whose interest in the company is expected to grow in the future, Conoco also received some management powers from yesterday's buy.
One Conoco director will sit on Lukoil's board, and Conoco will likely be awarded additional board seats as it increases its stake in the Russian oil giant.
www.fool.com /News/mft/2004/mft04093006.htm   (347 words)

 Conoco tops $500,000 to MSU with recent gift
Conoco's giving to MSU has been fueled by the urging of more than 50 MSU grads who are employed by Conoco.
Kem, who has recently retired from Conoco, was instrumental in recruiting MSU graduates, providing scholarships and internships to MSU students, raising MSU's visibility, and spearheading the Conoco donation for the EPS Chemical Process Laboratory.
Other MSU graduates include Duncan Wohlgenant who was responsible for the construction of Conoco's newest refinery in Malaysia and Terry Indreland who was general manager for the company's largest refinery located in the Untied Kingdom.
www.montana.edu /wwwpb/univ/conoco.html   (425 words)

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