The BP bid for Britoil: should Scotland take it lying down?

John Scouller, Brian Ashcroft (Editor)

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This paper discusses the BP bid for the Glasgow based Britoil and it's representation of yet another example of an important but relatively unrecognised trend over the past twenty-five years : the decline in the number of independent Scottish companies as a result of takeover by non-Scottish companies.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)52-60
Number of pages9
JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 1988


  • British Petrolium
  • BP
  • Britoil
  • Scottish economy

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