1952:  The expanded Moose Jaw Refinery was reopened.

The lake tanker B/A Peerless was launched at
Collingwood, Ontario, bringing the total number of tankers to 22.

1953:  The lake tanker B/A Canada was launched.

1954:  B/A introduced the first internally illuminated signs for their service stations.

1955:   Sales of refined products reached almost 34 million barrels through 7,500 B/A
dealers, farm distributors, and 320 Branches and Agencies. B/A had 27,000 shareholders
and 5,765 employees. M.S. Beringer became President of B/A. B/A oil production in
Canada and the U.S reached a record of 10.5 million barrels. B/A had reserves of
113 million barrels of crude, and 404 billion cubic feet of gas, with the total refinery
output for the year exceeding 33 million barrels.

B/A made the pledge;

"We will not permit a single competitor to offer gasolines
superior to our B/A 88 and 98 gasolines."


The Montreal Refinery was refining crude imported from South America.
Mammoth tanker, Anna,  leased by B-A, carrying crude oil from Venezula,  to Portland Maine for pipeline transportation to Montreal.

1956:  B/A participated in the formation of Cansulex, a sulphur exporting company,
and increased its ownership in Shawinigan Holdings Limited.

Gas pump island light poles were introduced.Gas pump island light poles.
Dry charged B/A
batteries were introduced.Dry charged B/A battery.

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