Freeport and McMoRan

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In 1981 Freeport Minerals merged with McMoRan Oil & Gas with each entity becoming a subsidiary of the newly formed Freeport-McMoRan Inc. In 1998...

In 1981 Freeport Minerals merged with McMoRan Oil & Gas with each entity becoming a subsidiary of the newly formed Freeport-McMoRan Inc. In 1998, McMoRan Exploration Co. formed with the merger of McMoRan Oil and Gas Company and Freeport-McMoRan Sulphur Co., Inc. – officially creating Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold Inc. Since then, the company has become a juggernaut for gas and oil, agricultural minerals, sulphur, phosphoric acid, gold, copper, silver and uranium.

In 2014, the company changed its name to Freeport-McMoRan Inc. 

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