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Ponca City, Oklahoma

Located in north central Oklahoma, Ponca City is the largest city in Kay County. Currently home to nearly 26,000 people, Ponca City was founded in true Oklahoma fashion during the land runs of the late 1800s. On September 16, 1893, homesteaders lined up for a race to claim one of the 160-acre farm sites in the area surrounding what became Ponca City. Named for one of five neighboring tribes of Indians, Ponca City has a significant concentration of buildings that exemplify the popular Spanish revival architecture of the period, as well as art deco-influenced buildings and homes. Ponca City is home to several landmarks on the National Register of Historic Places including the Poncan Theater, the Marland Mansion, and Marland's Grand Home. The city is also the site of the Pioneer Woman Museum and the Pioneer Woman statue which was erected to commemorate women pioneers.

Ponca City's economy was largely driven by agriculture and oil. E.W. Marland built the Ponca City refinery in 1918 and founded the Marland Oil Company, which at one time controlled approximately 10 percent of the world's oil reserves. In 1929, the Continental Oil Company merged with Marland, and the two became Conoco Inc. The Conoco headquarters was in Ponca City until 1949, when it moved to Houston, Texas. In 2002, Conoco Inc. and Phillips Petroleum Company merged into ConocoPhillips. ConocoPhillips has approximately 1,500 employees and 650 contractors in its facilities in Ponca City. The company has a credit card center, a refining complex, a technology research center, and a transportation office. The Ponca City Refinery, operated by ConocoPhillips, is the largest refinery in the state of Oklahoma. In 2007, ConocoPhillips opened the Conoco Museum across from its Ponca City refinery which features artifacts, photographs and other historical items related to the petroleum industry and its culture in northern Oklahoma.

Ponca City’s rich history in the petroleum industry may have exposed workers to asbestos materials. Workers and others were unaware of the perils posed by asbestos exposure and the inherent risks of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases. If you were exposed to asbestos in Ponca City, Oklahoma and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma, you should consider contacting a mesothelioma law firm.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Ponca City

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Ponca City where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • Cities Service Oil Company
  • Conoco Oil Refinery
  • Conoco Oklahoma
  • Continental Carbon Company
  • Continental Oil Company
  • Empire Gas and Fuel Company
  • Empire Oil and Refining Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Ponca City, Oklahoma

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Ponca City, Oklahoma. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


Heritage Plaza Medical Building
818 N. Emporia
Suite 403
Wichita, KS 67214

Distance: 70.1 miles


10109 E. 79th Street (81st Street & Highway 169)
Tulsa, OK 74133

Distance: 80.4 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Ponca City, Oklahoma

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Ponca City, Oklahoma. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Daniel Nader
CTCA Southwestern Regional Medical Center
10109 E. 79th Street (81st Street & Highway 169)
Tulsa, OK 74133

Distance: 80.4 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Ponca City, Oklahoma

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Oklahoma, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

Asbestos Related News in Oklahoma

EPA Awards Oklahoma Nearly $203,000 for Asbestos Protection

The EPA has awarded the Oklahoma Department of Labor $202,970 to help protect school children and state workers from asbestos exposure.

Oklahoma Governor Signs Asbestos Clean-Up Bill

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signs an asbestos bill into law to reduce regulatory burden of asbestos abatement.

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