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1967 The name Burmah-Castrol was introduced for industrial productsof the Burmah Oil Co[1].

1987 Acquired Simoniz[2]

1990 Burmah Oil Co was renamed Burmah-Castrol[3]

1991 Acquired Foseco Minsep[4]

1992 Sold off most of the building products group acquired from Foseco except Celmac[5]

1997 Sold its car care division, Simoniz of Newquay, to Holt Lloyd[6]

2000 Burmah-Castrol was acquired by BP Amoco.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 18, 1969
  2. The Times, October 04, 1997
  3. The Times, July 03, 1990
  4. The Times, February 15, 1991
  5. The Times, March 24, 1992
  6. The Times, October 04, 1997