Founded in 1934, Hunt Oil Company is one of the world s leading, privately owned exploration and production businesses. It undertakes liquefied natural gas projects in Yemen and Peru. The company also specializes in onshore and offshore projects in North America. Hunt Oil Company has a pipeline in the mountains of the Red Sea. It operates Newport Petroleum Corporation, Chieftain International and the Hunt Oil Company of Canada subsidiaries. The company also focuses in the Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin. Hunt Oil Company has lease holdings in the Gulf of Mexico. In addition, it conducts various drilling activities. The company operates in the United States, Canada, Yemen and Peru. It has the Winston School Solar Car Project. Hunt Oil Company is a part of Hunt Consolidated.