1941: Burmah Shell

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In 1928, The Burmah-Shell Oil company was established in India as a distributor of Kerosene. The company gradually expanded its operations over the next few years to every nook & corner of the country and introduced petrol pumps, lubricants, aviation fuel and LPG. In 1976, the Burmah Shell Group of Companies was taken over by the Government of India and renamed  Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited.