Other Names: The Kerr-McGee Corporation; Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Incorporated; Kerr McGee
Publisher(s): ABC Motion Pictures
Earliest Appearance Listed in This Database: Silkwood (1983)
Number of Appearances: 1
Enemy of: Karen Silkwood
Note: oil/gas/energy company
The company later known as Kerr-McGee was founded in 1929 by Oklahoma businessman-politician Robert S. Kerr (1896-1963). When Dean A. McGee (1904-1989), a former chief geologist for Phillips Petroleum, joined the firm in 1946, it changed its name to Kerr-McGee Oil Industries, Incorporated.