ConocoPhillips and Origin Energy create a long-term joint venture Australasian natural gas business focused on coal bed methane and liquefied natural gas (LNG) processing and sales.
ConocoPhillips and Tyson Foods announce strategic alliance to produce next generation renewable diesel fuel created from beef, pork and poultry byproduct fat.
ConocoPhillips purchases the Wilhelmshaven refinery in Wilhelmshaven, Germany, and U.K.-based Louis Dreyfus Refining and Marketing Limited.
The company also begins production of renewable diesel fuel at Whitegate Refinery in Cork, Ireland. The production process was developed by ConocoPhillips and uses soybean and other vegetable oils to produce renewable diesel fuel that meets European Union standards.
ConocoPhillips announces museum plans for Conoco and Phillips Petroleum Co. in Ponca City and Bartlesville.
Dec. 21, 2005 - ConocoPhillips announces plans to acquire Burlington Resources in $35.6 billion transaction.
Sept. 29, 2004 - ConocoPhillips and LUKOIL form a strategic alliance with strong support of both the Russian and U.S. governments.
ConocoPhillips approves the Surmont Oil Sands Project in Canada and announces the first oil offshore project in Vietnam.
August, 2002 - Conoco and Phillips officially merge, creating the sixth-largest publicly traded oil company in the world and the third-largest in the U.S. at the time. The new company, ConocoPhillips, is headquartered in Houston.
November, 2001 - Conoco agrees to merge with Phillips Petroleum Co.
Phillips combines midstream business with Duke Energy Field Services, creating what is today DCP Midstream. Phillips and Chevron combine their chemicals and plastics operations, creating Chevron Phillips Chemical Company.
Oct. 22, 1998 -Conoco officially separates from DuPont in the largest IPO in history at that time - nearly $4.4 billion. Conoco stock begins trading again, using a new symbol, "COC," that honors the name it had held for so many years - Continental Oil Company.
Dupont and Conoco begin separation talks. Both companies plan to pursue new corporate strategies: DuPont wants to transform into a life sciences company focused more on biotechnology and less on petrochemicals, and Conoco desires financial independence to make significant foreign oil and gas asset investments.