Australian Oil

Events

Australian oil company

1854

Australian oil company began retorting shale at Hartley Vale, New South Whales producing kerosene and making candels

Shell transport & Trading company

1905

The Shell transport & Trading company and the Royal Dutch Petroleum company established British Imperial oil Company in Australia as a joint Venture

Atlantic Refining Company

1924

Atlantic Refining Company of Philadelphia appointed Harrison Ramsay as Australian agent to market Atlantic brand products.

Harold Crotton

Approx. April 24, 1933

Harold Crotton's son took over the HC Sleigh partnership after Harold Crotton died.

The Vacuum oil Company

1939

The The Vacuum oil Company introduced the Flying Red Horse to Australia.

Santos Incorporated

1950

Santos Incorporated Moves to Australia

Mobil

1990

Mobil acquired the down stream assets of ESSO in Australia.