ConocoPhillips Norway

Our History

Here are some highlights from the history of ConocoPhillips Norway.

Before 1970

1875

The Continental Oil Company (Conoco) was founded in Ogden, Utah

1917

Phillips Petroleum was founded in Bartlesville, Oklahoma

1962

Phillips Petroleum applies for an oil and gas licence on what is to become the Norwegian Shelf

1965

The first licensing rounds on the Norwegian Shelf are announced

1968

Phillips Petroleum makes its first discovery on the Norwegian Shelf, block 7/11 Cod

1969

The Ekofisk discovery!