1957: M.S. Beringer retired as president,
to be succeeded by
E.D. Brockett, the former vice-president of Gulf Oil.
B/A introduced Velvet 98 gasoline.
This slogan was revived;
'Clean across Canada'
Mr. B/A was introduced.
1958: B/A acquired the Great West Distributors Limited,
with the Red Head brand of products. B/A opened its Port Moody, British
1959: B/A opened its first retail outlet in the Yukon
Territory in Whitehorse.
B/A sponsored National Televised Football.
B/A presented a silver spoon with the green/red roundel to all employees
who experienced the arrival of a child this year, a practice continued
for a couple of years.
1960: E.D. Brocket returned to Gulf
to become president,
and E.D. Loughney became president of B/A.
1961: Canada's largest gas plant at
Rimby, Alberta was completed.
B/A Sentinel Tires replaced Fisk Tires,
and Sentinel Service was introduced.