Tidewater Oil Company Ad and Poster Collection

Tidewater Oil Company Ad and Poster Collection
Tidewater Oil Company Ad and Poster Collection: Tidewater Oil Company (rendered as Tide Water Oil Company from 1887 to 1936) was a major petroleum refining and marketing concern in the United States for more than 80 years. Tidewater was best known for its Flying A–branded products and gas stations, and for Veedol motor oil, which was known throughout the world. (Wikipedia)

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Wikipedia article about Tidewater Oil Company

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British Petroleum Ad and Poster Collection

British Petroleum Ad and Poster Collection
British Petroleum Ad and Poster Collection: BP plc, formerly British Petroleum, is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, England. It is one of the world’s seven oil and gas “supermajors”, whose performance in 2012 made it the world’s sixth-largest oil and gas company, the sixth-largest energy company by market capitalization and the company with the world’s twelfth-largest revenue (turnover). It is a vertically integrated company operating in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has renewable energy interests in biofuels and wind power. (Wikipedia)

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Wikipedia article about BP

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Conoco Ad and Poster Collection

Conoco Ad and Poster Collection
Conoco Ad and Poster Collection: Conoco Inc. was an American oil company founded in 1875 as the Continental Oil and Transportation Company. It is now a brand of gasoline and service station in the United States which belongs to Phillips 66 following the spin-off of ConocoPhillips’ downstream assets in May 2012. (Wikipedia)

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Quaker State Ad and Poster Collection

Quaker State Ad and Poster Collection
Quaker State Ad and Poster Collection: Quaker State is an American brand of motor oil produced by SOPUS Products, a division of Royal Dutch Shell, and the successor of the Pennzoil-Quaker State Company. The Quaker State name is derived from the nickname for Pennsylvania, the state founded by William Penn, a man of the Quaker religion. (Wikipedia)

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Wikipedia article about Quaker State

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Esso Ad and Poster Collection

Esso Ad and Poster Collection
Esso Ad and Poster Collection: Esso is an international trade name for ExxonMobil and its related companies. The name is derived from the initials of the pre-1911 Standard Oil, and as such became the focus of much litigation and regulatory restriction in the United States. In 1972, it was largely replaced in the U.S. by the Exxon brand after it bought Humble Oil, while Esso remained widely used elsewhere. In most of the world, the Esso brand and the Mobil brand are the primary brand names of ExxonMobil, with the Exxon brand name still in use only in the United States alongside Mobil. (Wikipedia) (Wikipedia)

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Wikipedia article about Esso

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Citgo Ad and Poster Collection

Citgo Ad and Poster Collection
Citgo Ad and Poster Collection: Citgo Petroleum Corporation (or Citgo) is a Venezuelan-owned American refiner, transporter and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products. The company has its American headquarters in the Energy Corridor area of Houston, Texas. (Wikipedia)

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Wikipedia article about Citgo

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Ethyl Ad and Poster Collection

Ethyl Ad and Poster Collection
Ethyl Ad and Poster Collection: Founded in 1923 Ethyl Corp was formed by General Motors and Standard Oil of New Jersey (ESSO). General Motors had the “use patent” for TEL as an antiknock, based on the work of Thomas Midgley, Jr., and ESSO had the patent for the manufacture of TEL. Since the patents affected the marketing of TEL, General Motors and ESSO formed Ethyl Corp; each parent company had a 50% stake in the new corporation. Since neither company had chemical plant experience, they hired Dupont to operate the manufacturing facilities. After patents ran out, Dupont started manufacture of TEL on their own and Ethyl started running its own operations. (Wikipedia)

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Wikipedia article about Ethyl Corporation

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Valvoline Ad and Poster Collection

Valvoline Ad and Poster Collection
Valvoline Ad and Poster Collection: Valvoline is one of the largest producers of motor oil in the United States. Company was founded by Dr. John Ellis who formulated a petroleum-based lubricant in 1866 and trademarked the Valvoline name in 1873 in Binghamton, NY. Currently, Valvoline World Headquarters are in Lexington, KY. Valvoline has been serving American motorists longer than any other motor oil marketer.
In North America, Valvoline is divided into two main sections. The “Do it for me” (DIFM) business, which includes over 800 company and franchise Valvoline Instant Oil Change locations; a contractual “non franchise” branch of automotive care facilities named Valvoline Express Care; and the generally supply agreement only “We Feature” outlets. The “Do it yourself” (DIY) business includes a wide variety of automotive related products. Included in these are Valvoline lubricants, along with Car Brite commercial automotive appearance products, Eagle One consumer automotive appearance products, Pyroil automotive chemicals, and Zerex antifreeze. Outside of North America, the company has very few auto care businesses, but rather focuses on selling to consumers as well as OEM manufacturers. (Wikipedia)

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Pennzoil Ad and Poster Collection

Pennzoil Ad and Poster Collection
Pennzoil Ad and Poster Collection: Pennzoil is an American oil company founded in Los Angeles, California in 1913. In 1955, it was acquired by Oil City, Pennsylvania company South Penn Oil, a former branch of Standard Oil. In 1963, South Penn Oil merged with Zapata Petroleum; the merged company took the Pennzoil name. During the 1970s, the company moved its offices to Houston, Texas. In 1977 a spin-off company was formed called Pogo, which stood for Pennzoil Offshore Gas Operators. (Wikipedia)

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Wikipedia article about Pennzoil

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Phillips 66 Ad and Poster Collection

Phillips 66 Ad and Poster Collection
Phillips 66 Ad and Poster Collection: Phillips 66 Ad and Poster Collection: The Phillips 66 Company (NYSE: PSX) is an American multinational energy company headquartered in Westchase, Houston, Texas. It debuted as an independent energy company when ConocoPhillips executed a spin-off of its downstream and midstream assets. (Wikipedia)

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Wikipedia article about Phillips 66

Wikipedia article about Union Oil Company of California, dba Unocal

Wikipedia article about 76 (gas station)

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