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Anglo-Iranian Oil Company


  • [In 1917, predecessor company, the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, acquired the British Petroleum Company, Limited which was a marketing arm in Britain of a German company, Europ√§ische Petroleum Union, of Bremen. It became the distribution subsidiary and BP was adopted as the trade mark in 1922.]

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  • Variants

    • Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. Ltd
  • Additional Information

    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) British Petroleum Company
    • Descriptor

    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Great Britain
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Iran
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) London (England)
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  • Sources

    • found: Its Report of the directors and balance sheet at ... 31st Dec. 1940:t.p. (Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, Limited)
    • found: Our industry, 1947:title page (Anglo-Iranian Oil Co. Ltd)
    • found: Kent oil refinery, 1954:title page (Anglo-Iranian Oil Company Limited) inside back cover (Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, Ltd, with its subsidiary and associated concerns, is one of the major units of the world petroleum industry; it produces, refines, transports, distributes and markets petroleum and products; its registered office is Britannic House, Finsbury Circus, London E.C.2; BP [in logo]; the BP shield is the symbol of the world-wide organisation of Anglo-Iranian Oil Company)
    • found: Bamberg, J. H. The history of The British Petroleum Company, 1994: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: 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)
  • General Notes

    • [In 1917, predecessor company, the Anglo-Persian Oil Company, acquired the British Petroleum Company, Limited which was a marketing arm in Britain of a German company, Europ√§ische Petroleum Union, of Bremen. It became the distribution subsidiary and BP was adopted as the trade mark in 1922.]
  • Change Notes

    • 1983-09-23: new
    • 2018-09-28: revised
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