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.
BP’s new chief executive Bernard Looney revealed he has considered the possibility that peak oil demand could be one of the legacies of the Covid-19 outbreak.
Climate activist group Greenpeace has a “good chance” of challenging BP’s North Sea permit for the Vorlich field, according to the organisation’s director.
Energy giant BP has told investors it is using business lessons from the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster to weather the current Covid-19 crisis.
The chief executive of BP has said “job security is going to be a major concern” amid the Covid-19 pandemic but gave no answers on any potential cuts the energy giant might make.
Energy giant BP fell to a £3.6billion pre-tax loss in the first quarter of 2020 as the coronavirus and oil price slump made its impact on the business.
Covid-19 crisis a ‘moment to reassess’ for smaller North Sea firms overlooking energy transition, top analyst says
The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic could be a “moment to reassess” for many smaller North Sea oil and gas firms overlooking the energy transition, a top energy analyst has said.
Energy giant BP has announced a 25% cut in spending in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
BP has promised its employees their jobs are safe over the next three months, while the oil major considers ways to cut costs with crude prices plunging.
BP is reassessing the “chosen venue” for its 2020 Annual General Meeting as the planned site is being converted into a coronavirus field hospital.