LONDON Aug 8 BP said on Wednesday it has
agreed to sell its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution
business in Britain to DCC, a support services group,
for $63 million.
The British oil company's UK LPG business supplies
industrial, commercial and domestic customers, with annual sales
of approximately 87,000 tonnes of bulk and cylinder LPG.
It employs 116 and operates from 13 locations throughout
Britain with a fleet of 62 delivery vehicles.
BP said it was retaining its automotive LPG business, which
will move into its UK Fuels Value Chain, which runs the
company's fuels business including service stations.