Decommissioned by the Ministry of Defence in the late 1990s it then became a privately owned site.
In 2005, The QRTC has a key strategic role to play in the UK rail sector.
It also boasts a wealth of strategic partners including top Universities such as Birmingham, Coventry and Warwick, each playing their part during this last decade.
The site at Long Marston is the largest and most extensive rail storage facility in the UK and its customers read like a ‘Who’s Who’ of rolling stock ownership.
Main offices were located in downtown Denver and the Greenspoint area of Houston. Kerr-Mc Gee had exploration, development, and production projects in Bohai Bay, China, near Beijing.
Corporate headquarters were located in Downtown Oklahoma City. Additional exploration was planned for the South China Sea.
On November 21, 2005, the chemical division of the company, based in Oklahoma City, was sold off by IPO as Tronox, thereby making Oklahoma City home to the administrative side of Kerr-Mc Gee, while all exploration and production management was located in Denver and Houston.
Kerr-Mc Gee held substantial mineral rights on the Navajo Nation and filed a lawsuit in the federal district court seeking an injunction to prohibit the tribe from collecting the tax.
Kerr-Mc Gee shareholders approved the offer on August 10, 2006 and Kerr-Mc Gee ceased to exist as an independent entity. 195 (1985), was a case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that an Indian tribe is not required to obtain the approval of the Secretary of the Interior in order to impose taxes on non-tribal persons or entities doing business on a reservation.
All operations with the exception of Tronox which was spun off as a separate company in 2005 moved out of Oklahoma. In 1978, the Navajo Tribal Council passed two taxing ordinances.
In May 2007, Kerr-Mc Gee Corp spent million on pollution controls in the first comprehensive settlement under the Clean Air Act that reduced harmful emission and conserved natural gas at production facilities across Utah and Colorado.
The settlement addressed violations discovered at several of Kerr-Mc Gee's natural gas compressor stations located on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation near Vernal, Utah, and in the Denver Julesburg Basin near Weld County, Colorado.