Oil Man The Story of Frank Phillips and the Birth of Phillips Petroleum Paperback Book


Oil Man is a bold, colorful biography of an original American entrepreneur. Frank Phillips, Founder of Phillips Petroleum, was one of the most prominent self-made business tycoons of the twentieth century. In Oil Man, Michael Wallis, a best-selling historian of the West, presents Phillips against a pageant of luminaries and outlaws that includes Will Rogers, Harry Truman, Edna Ferber, J. Paul Getty, and Pretty Boy Floyd.


528 pages

Written by Michael Wallis and forward by John Gibson Phillips Jr.

Published by University of Oklahoma Press