Scottish Oils

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Scottish Oils Ltd wis established bi the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (the ancestor o BP) in 1919 bi merging five Scottish ile shale companies (Young's Paraffin Licht & Mineral Oil Company, Broxburn Oil Company, Pumpherston Shale Oil Company, Oakbank Oil Company an James Ross & Company Philpstoun Oil Works), wis a producer o shale ile.[1][2][3][4] Shale ile production in Scotland ceased in the early 1960s but thare wis an unsuccessful attempt tae revive it in 1973.[5] The company wis wound up on 15 December 2010.[6] The Scottish Oil Agency Ltd wis a distributing an selling organisation o Scottish Oils Ltd.[7] A Scottish Oil Agency rail tanker is preserved at the Museum o the Scottish Shale Oil Industry.[8]

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History o shale ile in Scotland

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  1. Bamberg 1994, p. 177.
  2. Marwick, William Hutton (1964). Scotland in Modern Times: An Outline of Economic and Social Development Since the Union Of 1707. Frank Cass and Company Limited. p. 175. ISBN 9780714613420.
  3. "Scottish Oils". Uphall On The Web. Retrieved 7 Julie 2012.
  4. "A Brief History of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry". Museum of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry. Archived frae the original on 25 September 2019. Retrieved 7 Julie 2012.
  5. "Shale Oil Industry (Scotland) (Hansard, 4 December 1973)". Hansard.millbanksystems.com. 4 December 1973. Retrieved 31 Mairch 2013.
  6. "Failure Page". Wck2.companieshouse.gov.uk. Retrieved 31 Mairch 2013.
  7. "Museum of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry". Scottishshale.co.uk. Archived frae the original on 18 Mey 2013. Retrieved 31 Mairch 2013.
  8. "Museum of the Scottish Shale Oil Industry". Scottishshale.co.uk. Archived frae the original on 2 Apryle 2013. Retrieved 31 Mairch 2013.