BP expects to hit cut its debt to $35billion (£25.2bn) nearly a year ahead of schedule thanks to proceeds from a flurry of deals, moving forward its timeline for share buybacks.
BP CEO Bernard Looney was awarded a total pay package of £1.7million in 2020.
BP chief executive Bernard Looney said today that he wants the company's oil business to be “the best, not the biggest”.
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BP has entered the UK offshore wind market with leases for a combined three-gigawatts of projects in the Irish Sea.
BP has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with Rosneft Oil Company focused on supporting carbon management and sustainability activities.
BP chief executive Bernard Looney said today that he would “emphatically” put value over volume when making low-carbon acquisitions.
BP fell to pre-tax losses of £18 billion in 2020 as the energy giant’s balance sheet creaked under the weight of lower oil and gas prices.
BP has made significant cuts to its oil exploration team, reduced to less than 100 people compared to a peak of over 700 before Bernard Looney's tenure, according to a news report.
Sir Ian Wood and BP CEO Bernard Looney have been announced as members of the new UK Government "Build Back Better" Council.
First oil from a North Sea field has been hailed as an encouraging sign that the basin remains attractive.
Commodity prices and refining margins will need to rise before pressure on BP’s credit rating eases up, Moody’s warned yesterday.
BP chief executive Bernard Looney today described the firm’s hydrocarbons division as the “engine room” of the business.
Energy giant BP returned to profit in the third quarter of 2020 as the firm benefitted from the absence of the huge write-offs and impairments which dented its previous results in August.
BP will make 7,500 of its planned global job cuts compulsory after roughly 2,500 workers applied for voluntary redundancy, according to a news report.
The CEO of BP has denied claims that linking job cuts to the energy transition is "greenwashing with a new brush".
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has defended the BP – Aberdeen net zero partnership against a claim it may be a “PR coup”.
For most of the past century, Big Oil executives found it pretty easy to explain to investors how their businesses worked. Just locate more of the commodities that everyone needed, extract and process them as cheaply as possible, and watch the profits flow.
The world needs emissions cuts on a par with those delivered by the Covid lockdown every other year for the next 25 if it is to reach net-zero by 2050, BP’s chief executive said today.
Energy giant BP is ”getting to grips” with a slump in the value of its offshore assets, with some now worth nothing at all, an industry expert said last night.
Oil giant BP has announced it expects to undertake a huge reduction in asset value during the second quarter of 2020, due to the combined hit of lower oil prices and the Covid-19 pandemic.
Energy giant BP has announced plans to cut around 10,000 jobs worldwide in response to the latest oil downturn.
Energy giant BP has told shareholders its net zero transition is “deepened and accelerated” by the Covid-19 pandemic, but kept quiet on the fine print.
The boss of BP’s North Sea business is being promoted as part of a management overhaul at the energy giant.
BP will cut its senior leadership team to about 120 positions from 250 in an effort to make the firm more “nimble”, a news report said.