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BP: British multinational oil and gas company
BP plc is a British multinational oil and gas company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world's seven oil and gas "supermajors", whose performance in 2012 made it the world's sixth-largest oil and gas company, the sixth-largest energy company by market capitalization and the company with the world's 12th-largest revenue (turnover). It is a vertically integrated company operating in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has renewable energy interests in biofuels, wind power and solar technology.

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U.S. Supreme Court leans toward BP unit in Montana Superfund case

U.S. Supreme Court justices on Tuesday appeared inclined to shield a unit of British oil major BP Plc from claims seeking a more extensive cleanup of a Superfund hazardous waste site in Montana than..
Reuters - Published

BP cries foul in massive oil spill settlement

Is BP backpedaling on a settlement with oil spill victims, or are some Gulf Coast businesses exploiting BP?
CBS News - Published

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BP profits slump on weaker oil prices [Video]BP profits slump on weaker oil prices

BP profits sank in the third quarter due to weaker oil prices, with the company also taking a big one-off charge related to asset sales. Julian Satterthwaite reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Oil on canvas: Semi-naked climate activists protest BP art sponsorship [Video]Oil on canvas: Semi-naked climate activists protest BP art sponsorship

Three semi-naked climate activists were doused with mock crude oil in a protest against arts sponsorship by BP at the National Portrait Gallery

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Fashion icon Westwood joins climate protest [Video]Fashion icon Westwood joins climate protest

British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood joined a protest outside the London headquarters of BP on Friday. The city has been hit for days by climate change demonstrations. Matt Larotonda reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:55Published

 

2010: Blowout: The Deepwater Horizon Disaster

A survivor recalls his harrowing escape; plus, a former BP insider warns of another potential disaster
CBS News - Published

The lawyer who made BP pay

Mike Moore explains how he got a $20 billion settlement to help pay for the Gulf oil spill. Now he wants to do the same with opioid manufacturers.
CBS News - Published

Despite Their Promises, Giant Energy Companies Burn Away Vast Amounts of Natural Gas

Exxon, Marathon, BP and others are flaring natural gas, a wasteful practice with consequences in the fight against climate change,Β at a record pace.Β 
NYTimes.com - Published

Over a Barrel, Saving the Children, Quarterback Guru

Is BP backpedaling on a settlement with oil spill victims, or are some Gulf Coast businesses exploiting BP; and, Morley Safer interviews the "QB Guru" who says the new norm to get to the NFL as a..
CBS News - Published

Worker dies after fall at BP Whiting, Indiana refinery: source

A contract worker died after falling from a scaffold at BP Plc's 430,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Whiting, Indiana, refinery on Wednesday, a source familiar with the accident said.
Reuters - Published

House approves bill to bar oil drilling off U.S. coasts

Lawmakers said the bills would protect U.S. coasts from drilling that can pollute crucial waters β€” and lead to disasters such as the 2010 BP spill in the Gulf of Mexico
CBS News - Published

BP evacuates non-essential staff from four Gulf of Mexico oil platforms

BP on Friday evacuated non-essential staff from its four operated offshore oil production platforms in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, joining several other firms taking similar steps.
Reuters - Published

UK will not escort all its ships near Iran, does not want to escalate tensions -source

Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels..
Reuters - Published

UK will not escort every British-flagged ship through Strait of Hormuz: source

Britain does not intend to escort every British-flagged merchant vessel through the Strait of Hormuz, a security source said on Thursday, after a Royal Navy warship had to stop three Iranian vessels..
Reuters - Published

Senegal police detain protesters amid outcry over gas deal

Senegalese riot police fired tear gas and detained more than 20 people on Friday at an unsanctioned protest in Dakar over a BBC report of allegations the president's brother was involved in fraud..
Reuters - Published

Senegal president says truth of BP gas deal will be established

Senegalese President Macky Sall said on Wednesday the government would find out the truth after a report alleged his brother Aliou Sall had been involved in fraud related to two major offshore gas..
Reuters - Published

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