Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Lobitos Oilfields

From Graces Guide

Had concessions for oil exploration and production in Peru

1908 Public company incorporated to acquire the Peruvian Petroleum Syndicate[1]

1935 Opened a refinery at Ellesmere Port connected by pipeline to Stanlow Dock[2]

1959 Gained control of Dussek Brothers, a small oil processor.

1960 Acquire Manchester Oil Refinery (Holdings) Ltd [3] and Alfred Hopps Sons and Co[4]

1962 Acquired by Burmah Oil Co[5]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Mar 21, 1908
  2. The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Feb 26, 1935
  3. The Times Jun 09, 1960
  4. The Times, Jul 20, 1960
  5. The Times, Apr 16, 1963