Scottish Oil Agency Ltd
|Date of Incorporation||16th May 1918|
|Date of Dissolution||6th December 1933|
|Registered Office||40 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, on 4th June 1918. 53 Bothwell Street, Glasgow, on 12th September 1921|
|Directors||Sir Frederick William Black, Sir John Traill Cargill, Robert Crichton, Hubert Bryan Heath Eves, William Fraser, Duncan Garrow, Angus Kerr, John Buck Lloyd, William Montgomerie, Herbert Edward Nichols, John Douglas Stewart, Robert Irving Watson, John Wishart|
|Oil Works & Refineries||N/A|
The Scottish Oil Agency Ltd were created as the distributing and selling organisation of Scottish Oils Ltd and acted as distributors in Scotland for the Anglo Persian Oil Company Ltd. In addition the company absorbed the business in Scotland of the British Petroleum Company Ltd and the Homeliight Oil Company Ltd. This arrangement enabled The Agency to supply not only the various products derived from shale, but also other well known brands of petroleum including White May, Rocklight, PVO (Petroleum Vapourising Oil) and BP Motor Spirit.
The Agency had a wide and varied customer base which included contracts with the following organisations: The Admiralty, War Office, Ministry of Munitions, Board of Agriculture and Fisheries, Crown Agents for the Colonies, Trinity House, Scottish and Irish Lighthouse Boards, Railway Companies and Corporations.
In an agreement dated 13th October 1932 the Scottish Oil Agency Ltd was sold to Shell-Mex & BP Ltd.
Information transcribed from dissolved company records held by the National Archives of Scotland. Download details
Particulars of trademarks registered by The Scottish Oil Agency Ltd:
|Trademark||Trademark Title||Registration Number||Date of Registration||Goods Specified|
|BP Motor Spirit||425019||11th October 1922||Motor spirit|
|Somul||Somul||476041||6th April 1927||Raw, or partly prepared, vegetabl, animal and mineral substances used in manufactures, not included in other classes|
|Mulspray||Mulspray||476042||6th April 1927||Manufactures from mineral and other substances for building or decoration|
|Rocklight||468632||29th March 1927||Heating, illuminating and lubricating oils|
|White May||White May||468633||29th March 1927||Illuminating, heating and lubricating oils|
|Letters "BP" and Shield and Globe Device||511849||31st July 1930||Motor spirit and other petroleum products for use as fuel in internal combustion engines|
|BP Plus||521344||1st July 1931||Motor spirit and other petroleum products for use as fuel in internal combustion engines|