Year Company Founded: 1911
Year Logo Introduced: 1911
Logo Designer: Chermayeff & Geismar (1965)
Company Founder: Vacuum Oil
Mobil Oil company began in 1911 but has roots in several oil companies that preceded it, such as Aladdin Standard Oil Co. and Gargoyle, a Mobil product line of lubricants for industrial refrigeration systems. In 1911, the pegasus was introduced with the founding of the company and has been modified slightly over time, until 1964, when Mobil simplified the logo to only include the company name with the signature red "O."