Burmah Castrol’s worldwide lubricants business has become part of BP Amoco plc following the successful completion of BP’s cash offer for Burmah Castrol.

With immediate effect BP and Castrol have embarked on merging their global businesses to form a world class lubricants and related services company which will manage a portfolio of distinctive and innovative product brands. Subject to review, BP expects to dispose of Burmah Castrol’s speciality Chemicals businesses.