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BP PLCCompany logo

United Kingdom (GB)

OpenCorporation rating: 52.83 on 100

Ranking 2018: 25 on 602 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of refined petroleum products (1920)
• Extraction of crude petroleum (0610)

Company description

This company operates as an integrated oil and gas company worldwide. It was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.The company is one of the world's leading integrated oil and gas companies operating in more than 70 countries worldwide. It operates through three segments: Upstream, Downstream, and Rosneft. The Upstream segment engages in the oil and natural gas exploration, field development, and production; midstream transportation, storage, and processing; and marketing and trading of natural gas, including liquefied natural gas (LNG), and power and natural gas liquids (NGLs). It also owns and manages crude oil and natural gas pipelines; processing facilities and export terminals; and LNG processing facilities and transportation, as well as engages in NGLs processing business. The Downstream segment refines, manufactures, markets, transports, supplies, and trades in crude oil, petroleum, and petrochemical products and related services to wholesale and retail customers. It offers gasoline, diesel, and aviation fuel; lubricants, and related products and services to the automotive, industrial, marine, and energy markets under the Castrol, BP, and Aral brands; and petrochemical products, such as purified terephthalic acid, paraxylene, acetic acid, olefins and derivatives, and specialty petrochemical products. The Rosneft segment engages in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons, as well as jet fuel, bunkering, bitumen, and lubricants activities. This segment also owns and operates 13 refineries in Russia; and approximately 2,950 retail service stations in Russia and internationally. The company also produces bioethanol and biobutanol; exports power generated from sugar cane waste to the local grid; transports hydrocarbon products through time-chartered and spot-chartered vessels; and holds interests in 14 onshore wind farms with a generation capacity of 1,452 megawatts.

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Latest news about bp plc

28 February 2022 - 07:49

Petrolio, Bp esce da Rosneft e svaluta fino a 25 miliardi. «Cosa giusta da fare dopo attacco russo». Fondo sovrano norvegese disinveste dalla Russia - Il Sole 24 ORE

Bp: «L’attacco della Russia all’Ucraina è un atto di aggressione che sta avendo conseguenze tragiche in tutta la regione. Bp opera in Russia da oltre 30 anni, lavorando con brillanti colleghi russi. Tuttavia, questa azione militare rappresenta un cambiamento fondamentale»

7 November 2021 - 14:04

BP can put rocketing gas and oil prices to better use

Share buybacks shouldn’t slow the pace of the oil and gas giant’s march towards renewables

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