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British Petroleum Company


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    • BP (British Petroleum Company)
    • B.P. (British Petroleum Company)
    • B.P. Co., Ltd.
    • BP Co., Ltd.
    • Anglo-Persian Oil Company. British Petroleum Company
    • Anglo-Iranian Oil Company. British Petroleum Company
    • British Petroleum Group
    • BP Group (Firm)
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  • Sources

    • found: Anglo-American Oil Company, ltd. Prices of petroleum products ...
    • found: The Geolog. results of petrol. explor. in West. Greece, 1971:t.p. (B.P. Co., Ltd.)
    • found: Hoover's online Home page, via WWW, Feb. 19, 2004:(British Petroleum Company; related names: BP p.l.c., NYSE BP)
    • found: Its Annual report and accounts 1974:page 1 (British Petroleum Company Limited) page 2 (BP Group; British Petroleum Company Limited is the parent company of the BP group; the group comprises BP and its subsidiary companies) page 3 (Britannic House, Moor Lane, London EC2Y 9BU)
    • found: Fifty years in pictures : a story in pictures of the development of the British Petroleum Group 1909-1959, 1959.
    • found: BP Amoco p.l.c. Memorandum of association, 1 December 1998(on [31] December 1998 The British Petroleum Company changed its name to BP Amoco p.l.c. following completion of a merger with Amoco Corporation)
    • found: Wikipedia, viewed 27 September 2018:under BP (BP plc; formerly The British Petroleum Company plc and BP Amoco plc; British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England)
    • found: Bamberg, J. H. The history of The British Petroleum Company, 1994:volume 1, page 218 (The British Petroleum Company Ltd was formed in London on 21 November 1906 as a subsidiary marketing organisation of the Europ√§ische Petroleum Union of Bremen, distributing Shell products; classed as an enemy concern on the outbreak of World War 1 because of its German connections and placed under the Public Trustee on 2 August 1916; acquired by Anglo-Persian Oil Co on 2 April 1917) ; volume 2, page 522 (parent company name changed from Anglo-Iranian Oil Company to The British Petroleum Company, Limited in December 1954, symbolising the passing of the Anglo-Iranian years)
    • found: Grace's Guide to British Industrial History website, viewed 27 September 2018:under Anglo-Persian Oil Co (with the acquisition of British Petroleum in 1917, Anglo-Persian had an instant distribution network in the UK, including depots and transport; Anglo-Persian Oil Co began marketing motor spirits through British Petroleum, having previously done so through another company, and the letters BP became a familiar sight; advertisement from 1922: "BP", British Petroleum Co., Ltd., 22 Fenchurch St, London E.C.3)
    • found: Hansard website, viewed 27 September 2018:under House of Commons. Oral answers, 25 November 1914 (the British Petroleum Company, Limited, holds the contract for aircraft spirit for the United Kingdom and also holds contracts for mineral burning oil at certain local stations)
    • found: DueDil website, viewed 27 September 2018:under Company number 00102498 (incorporated on 14 Apr 1909 as Anglo-Persian Oil Company, Limited; name changed to Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, Limited on 28 Jun 1935, then to The British Petroleum Company Limited on 17 Dec 1954; re-registered as The British Petroleum Company P.L.C. on 04 Jan 1982; name changed to BP Amoco P.L.C. on 31 Dec 1998, then to BP P.L.C. on 01 May 2001)
    • found: BLNAL file, 27 Sepember 2018(heading: British Petroleum Company)
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    • 1980-04-15: new
    • 2018-11-08: revised
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