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Power Petroleum Co

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October 1936.
May 1939.
March 1949.
October 1949.
May 1951.
April 1959.

Power Petroleum Company, independent distributor of motor spirit, The Strand, London WC2

1923 Company established, for distribution of petrol imported from Russia

1934 Shell-Mex and B. P. acquired Power Petroleum Co

1959 Advertised Power brand fuel; after this the company seems to have changed from a retail business to a bulk supply business

1964 Bulk supplier of fuels for industry and supplier of BP Energol lubricants[1].

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 7 October 1964
  • Competition Commission [1]