Octan is a successful company in Sam Grant's world. They sell many products from cars to weapons, they also developed the state of the art toilet. At some point Johnny Thunder took control of the company it is unknown how he managed this. It is a rule that Octan will only hire people who's name rhymes with 'arry' hence Octan Agents Larry and Barry. Octan arn't really an evil company, it is just that Johnny Thunder was the man giving them orders.