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James Ross & Co. (Philpstoun Works) Ltd.

Constitution Limited company
Company number Registered in Scotland No.10080
Share capital £200,000
Date of Incorporation 12th June 1918
Date of Dissolution 25th May 1936
Registered Office Philpstoun Oil Works (from 12th June 1928); 135 Buchanan Street, Glasgow (from 16th October 1919); 53 Bothwell Street, Glasgow (from 29th October 1921)
Oil Works Philpstoun Oil Works

One of two public companies formed from the division of the private firm of James Ross & Co.

James Ross & Co. (Philpstoun Works) Ltd. took forward the shale oil interests of the old firm, merging soon afterwards with the other surviving shale oil companies to form Scottish Oils Ltd. The tar refining and chemical interests of the old firm, based in Falkirk, continued as James Ross & Co. (Lime Wharf) Ltd.

James Ross & Co. (Philpstoun Works) Ltd was wound up in 1936 following closure of the Philpstoun crude oil works.

 

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