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Hunting Gibson

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1953 Within Hunting Group, ship chartering and oil and aviation brokerage was handled by E. A. Gibson and Co Ltd

1970 A new company, Hunting Gibson, was formed to acquire Northern Petroleum and Bulk Freighters and its managing company, Hunting and Son, a private company[1].

By 1973 Hunting Gibson, a public company, handled ship and air broking and related activities[2]

1978 The EGMs of Hunting Gibson and Hunting Associated Industries agreed to put their oil and gas interests into a new company Hunting Petroleum Services [3]

1989 The Hunting Group reabsorbed 3 companies which had been spun out: Hunting Gibson, Hunting Associated Industries and Hunting Petroleum Services[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jul 24, 1970
  2. The Times, May 24, 1973
  3. The Times, Jul 01, 1978
  4. The Times, June 20, 1989