Originally published in American Banker on April 26, 1982.

They call it Continental Illinois' Oklahoma City loan production office. Its real name is Penn Square Bank NA, the principal subsidiary of Penn Square Corp. But judging from the pace at which the $400 million-asset institution sells oil and gas loans to its friends in Chicago, the distinction may be more nominal than real.

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