Standard Oil was a predominant American integrated oil producing, transporting, refining, and marketing company. Established in 1870 as a corporation in Ohio, it was the largest oil refiner in the world and operated as a major company trust and was one of the world’s first and largest multinational corporations.
John D. Rockefeller was a founder, chairman and major shareholder. As it grew exponentially and engaged in business strategies, tactics and practices that were lawful but drove many smaller businesses under, Standard Oil became widely criticized in the public eye. In 1911 the United States Supreme Court broke the company up in to smaller independently owned companies.
Which of the following companies were part of the Standard Oil breakup in 1911?
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