Scottish Oils Ltd wis established bi the Anglo-Persian Oil Company (the ancestor o BP) in 1919 bi merging 5 Scottish ile shale firms (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. Shale ile manufacturing in Scotland ceased within the early Nineteen Sixties however thare wis an unsuccessful try tae revive it in 1973. The firm wis wound up on 15 December 2010. The Scottish Oil Agency Ltd wis a distributing an promoting organisation o Scottish Oils Ltd. A Scottish Oil Agency rail tanker is preserved on the Museum o the Scottish Shale Oil Industry.
History o shale ile in Scotland