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Conoco Details Its Spin

While speaking at a recent Barclay’s Energy Conference, ConocoPhillips (COP) CEO Jim Mulva provided an update on the company’s broad strategic repositioning plan including some additional details on its upcoming spinoff (see our earlier article on the spin here). The plan is to create a pure-play E&P company (retaining the Conoco name) along with a new downstream company.… Read More »

ConocoPhillips To Refine Itself Into Two Companies

ConocoPhillips(COP), one of the world’s six “supermajor” oil companies has decided that the benefits to vertical integration are not all they’re cracked up to be. The company announced today that it will be spinning off its refining business in the first half of 2012, leaving it as a pure-play exploration  and production business. At the time of the… Read More »