Tronox Plans to Stay in OKC

Tronox Inc. has accepted the recommendation of CEO Tom Adams to remain headquartered in Oklahoma City.

The company was a subsidiary of Kerr-McGee until September of 2005. It employs 300 in Oklahoma, 2,110 worldwide and operates service laboratories in Germany and Australia.

Tronox was founded in 1964 as a chemical division of Kerr-McGee and operated as such until it split from the company in September of 2005.

Tronox’ former parent company was recently purchased by Houston-based Anadarko Petroleum for $18 billion. The deal was approved by Kerr-McGee share holders on August 10.

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