Beautifully engraved Certificate from the famous Atlantic Richfield Corporation issued
no later than 1972. This historic document was printed by the American Banknote Company and has an
ornate border around it with a vignette of a woman in front of an oil refinery. This item has the printed signatures of the company's officers ( Robert O. Anderson as Chairman ) and is
over 31 years old
Atlantic Richfield was formed in 1966 from the merger of
Corporation and Atlantic Refining
Company. Atlantic Refining had been incorporated in 1870
and was one
of the Rockefeller companies
until the Standard Oil Group was dissolved in 1911.
Richfield Oil had
been founded in 1905.
In 1963 Robert O. Anderson became the largest
shareholder of Atlantic
Refining when he sold his Hondo
Oil and Gas Co. to Atlantic for 700,000 Atlantic shares.
became Chairman of the Board in
1965 and in 1966 arranged the merger of Atlantic with
Sinclair Oil was acquired in 1969. In
the early 1970s the name ARCO (acronym for Atlantic
replaced the various other names at gas
stations. Today Atlantic Richfield operates globally in
exploration, production and marketing of crude
oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids, and the
and transportation of petroleum
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