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Conoco is another name for the Continental Oil Company, a petroleum company founded in 1875. At one point, Conoco had 1,800 wells throughout the Rocky Mountain region. In 2002, Conoco merged with Philips Petroleum Company and became known as ConocoPhillips.

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"Historic Conoco filling station circa 1930, August 17, 2013" by Robert Kash is licensed under CC BY.

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