Standard Oil of Colorado


Standard Oil of Colorado

Standard Oil of Colorado was chartered in Denver, CO in 1922. It was eventually rechartered under the name Standard Oil Company of Colorado in 1927 and began to sell stock in 1930. Standard Oil of Colorado was simply a scam to cash in on the Standard Oil name, and owned no wells, refineries, or gasoline stations. It was sued in 1931 by Standard Oil of Indiana (which was interested in expanding its marketing influence into the Colorado area) over use of the "Standard Oil" name. By 1934 Standard Oil Company of Indiana won the suit and Standard Oil of Colorado was disbanded.

References

* [http://www.us-highways.com/sohist.htm US-Highways.com - History of Standard Oil]


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