Empresas Copecis aChileanenergy and forestry company with a chain ofgas stationsthroughoutChile. Copec started was founded in 1934. The first president of Copec,Pedro Aguirre Cerda, later became president of Chile.Today Roberto Angelini Rossi is the president of Copec. Copec expanded its activities to the sale of tires and accessories, machinery, and vehicles in 1941. It participated in the formation ofPetroleum Navigation Company(SONAP 1943),National Society Pipeline(SONACOL, 1956). During the 1970s Copec extended its activities through the purchase ofCelulosa Arauco,Forestal Araucoandcellulose Constitutionlater form one of its main subsidiariesCelulosa Arauco y Constitucin.
Sector: Oil & Energy
Year Established: 1934