Petrochem Carless

With a refinery in Harwich and offices in Belgium and America, Petrochem Carless has come a long way since Eugene Carless first began selling a new, volatile substance called petrol in 1870. It refines and supplies specialist oil and chemical products such as antifreeze, solvents for crop protection, drilling fluids and motor-racing fuels. David Barclay is chief executive.

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Company details
CompanyPetrochem Carless
ActivityPetrochemical refiner, distributor
Sales £m385.3
Operating profit £m24.9
Main shareholdersManagement and private individuals (100%)

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda