Tagged With BP
Lower oil prices and weaker refining margins bludgeon majors' profits
13 August 2013
The majors all saw their results take a hit as lower crude prices and weak refinery margins ate into second-quarter profits
BP gives $1 billion upgrade boost to Alaska
6 June 2013
It will add two new rigs to the Prudhoe Bay field and upgrade existing facilities
Indian gas find offers glimmer of hope for country
4 June 2013
The new gas play off India's eastern coast offers hope for the gas-short nation
Deutsche Bank keeps the faith in BP to overcome problems
27 March 2013
Analysts think BP will overcome its problems after several years of decline
Dips in output and prices dent majors’ results
19 February 2013
Improved refining margins prove a silver lining as big players unveil disappointing full-year figures
Final decisions to be made for Shah Deniz expansion
8 February 2013
The partners in the Shah Deniz field must make two important decisions: a final investment decision for the Caspian gasfield's second-phase development and a pipeline to carry production to Europe
Iraq's fractious politics weigh on oil sector
30 January 2013
Fears that country is teetering on the brink of civil war and the increasingly poisonous relations between Baghdad and Erbil may stymie Iraq's ambitions to boost crude production
Terror attack casts long shadow over Algeria’s troubled upstream
24 January 2013
BP fears the worst as the outcomes of the terror attack on Tigantourine wet-gas complex remain unknown
Gulf sale fetches $157.8m as BP hit by US bar
29 November 2012
BOEM raised $157.8 million from the sale of drilling leases in the western Gulf of Mexico
BP agrees $4.5bn Macondo settlement
16 November 2012
UK supermajor BP has entered a guilty plea and agreed to pay a fine of $4.5 billion
Big oil sees profits slump as prices and production fall
8 November 2012
Major oil players saw lower oil and gas prices, coupled with lower production, eat into their third-quarter profits
BP and Rosneft shift the Russian landscape
23 October 2012
A new agreement gives the UK major another crack at Russia’s upstream, ends its fraught TNK-BP partnership, and may turn Rosneft into the world’s largest oil company
BP gains $2.5bn for Texas City refinery
9 October 2012
The sale of the refinery will bring the UK supermajor closer to meeting targets
BP nears Macondo fund total with $5.5bn Plains deal
11 September 2012
BP edges closer to divestment target with the sale of Plains Exploration for $5.5bn
BP far from beyond problems over two years after Macondo
30 August 2012
BP is still grappling with the consequences of Macondo, two-and-a-half years after the disaster. And, as NJ Watson finds out, there may be more difficulties ahead for UK supermajor as it puts its stake in TNK-BP on the block
Reliance-BP score D6 victory with Indian government approval
16 August 2012
Duo under pressure to prove Krishna-Godavari basin field’s worth
Volatile markets batter majors' numbers, especially BP
1 August 2012
Volatile oil and gas prices dented earnings for the industry’s major players in the second quarter, with British supermajor BP reporting the worst of a set of disappointing results
Indonesia turns to CBM in push for new production
24 April 2012
Indonesia has handed out eight coalbed methane (CBM) licences as the country looks to ramp up gas production
Spill prevention is better than cure for deep-water operators
12 April 2012
Two years on from the Macondo, safety technology is taking centre stage for deep-water operators
BP keen to move on Oman tight gas
14 December 2011
$15 billion-plus project to begin in 2013, with a view to production in 2016
BP still under pressure 20 months after Deepwater Horizon
12 December 2011
It’s 20 months since the Deepwater Horizon tragedy. Anthea Pitt and Kwok W Wan ask: has BP really turned the corner?
BP takes another big step out of Canada
2 December 2011
BP is further reducing its Canadian presence with the $1.7bn sale of its natural gas liquids (NGLs) business
Indonesia’s CBM dream nears reality
8 November 2011
Vico signs MoU to supply utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN)
Big reserves boost for BP operated Clair field
13 October 2011
A southwest extension at the BP-operated Clair field has boosted its initial in-place resources to more than 7 billion barrels of oil equivalent (boe)
Rosneft ties knot with ExxonMobil in exploration deal
30 August 2011
Blow for BP as US supermajor seals E&P deal in frontier Kara Sea play