OilReadings - Week 1 20-22: Start of oil in America 26-28:...

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Unformatted text preview: Week 1 20-22: Start of oil in America 26-28: Edwin Drake, oil found 32-34: America's response to the finding of oil, boom towns, etc. 36, 38-42: Rockefeller, Flagler and his plan 43-44: The Standard Oil Trust tried in court 44-47: Organization of the Standard Oil Trust 53-54: Standard Oil becomes vertically integrated and assumes control of market prices 57-61: The rise of Russian oil 63-68: The "Coup" 73-77: The founding of Royal Dutch Week 2 80-82: Standard Oil seeming to lose its grip on the market 93-94: Texaco is born 97-98: Standard has legal woes, begins to face court cases 101-106: The article in McClures exposes Standard Oil's business practices 108, 110: Standard Oil is found guilty under the Sherman Anti Trust Act Week 3 121-123: Royal Dutch/Shell is formed 126: Royal Dutch/Shell is formed, continued 128: Dutch/Shell acquires American concessions 132-133: Dutch/Shell gains Russian acquisition 140-142: Syndicate of Patriots, Burma tapped for financial backing in Persia 146-147: Persian oil is found...
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