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Kuwait Petroleum (GB) Ltd of Burgan House, The Causeway, Staines, Middlese
Kuwait Petroleum International was a subsidiary of the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation
1981 Kuwait Petroleum Corporation merged with Santa Fe International Corporation
1983 Kuwait Petroleum Corporation acquired Gulf Oil's European refining and marketing operations and moved them into a new organisation, Kuwait Petroleum International, responsible for the Corporation's refining and marketing activities outside Kuwait.
1986 Introduced the Q8 brand of petrol, lubricants and oil producrs to the British market, the first new brand of petrol in that market for 17 years. Distribution by Hays Petroleum Services, acquired from the Hays Group, which was also owned by the Kuwait Investment Office
1988 Acquired the whole of Carless's lubricants interests including the Filtrate plant at Knowsthorpe Gate, Leeds. and presumably Filtrate Premier, Croager Brothers, Germ Lubricants, Ragozine Oil, K. Allan and Co, all of which were subsequently put into liquidation.