Title

A retrospect of U.S. oil industry takeovers of U.S. copper companies

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1991

Abstract

This study is a retrospect of the US oil companies' takeovers of US copper companies during the era of 1975-81 and the subsequent divestitures. The oil companies' management favored these takeovers for financial and diversification purposes. Failure to meet these purposes is blamed for the immediate divestitures. This assertion is considered. The additional factor of a sharp oil industry downturn and its aftermath is found to be the key in explaining the divestitures

Publisher's Statement

Publisher’s version of record: https://inis.iaea.org/search/search.aspx?orig_q=RN:23068299

Publication Title

Materials and Society