Apache Corporation is an independent corporation dealing in oil and natural gas. With time, they have grown into an established multinational company. Regional offices in Australia, Egypt, Argentina, Canada and the United States help in maintaining operation throughout the world. Truman Anderson, Charles Arnao and Raymond Plank founded the company at Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1954. Their corporate office is situated in Houston. Real time operations started the following year when wells were drilled between Oklahama City and Tulsa. They even acquired interests in Foshay Tower, in 1960. They even acquired Fresno, California's S&J Ranch in 1970 and expanded their reach into agriculture. Apache Exploration Company came into being in 1971, as oil and gas operating company.