Tagged With BP
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
BP plots US deep-water return after Macondo spill
21 July 2011
Despite the litigation and fallout from last year’s Macondo blowout, supermajor BP is planning its return to the US Gulf of Mexico’s (GOM) deep water
Indonesia CBM goes commercial
14 July 2011
Huge coal-bed methane resources could relieve Indonesia’s gas-supply shortfall and reinvigorate an upstream sector in decline
Shale-gas boom kills majors’ Alaska link
19 May 2011
Denali joint-venture between BP and ConocoPhillips is scrapped
BP’s Rosneft deal is not dead yet
18 May 2011
BP's senior management, especially chief executive Robert Dudley, won’t be enjoying the headlines in today’s newspapers
BP’s Arctic adventure with Rosneft on ice
17 May 2011
BP will continue talks with Rosneft despite missing the deadline
Deepwater Horizon legal battle begins
27 April 2011
The legal battle has been launched to establish who should pay what for the blowout that destroyed Transocean’s Deepwater Horizon rig last April, killing 11 workers and triggering a massive oil spill
European refining suits some as sales go ahead
18 April 2011
The gems among the 12 or so refineries for sale in Europe are being snapped up – but by new entrants
BP's Russian pips about to squeak as BP Rosneft deal likely
11 April 2011
A strategic deal between BP and Rosneft is likely to go ahead, but the TNK shareholders will exact a hefty price
Jakarta hands out CBM bounty
7 April 2011
Blocks in Kalimantan awarded to BP and Total
Majors open their wallets for upstream spending
31 March 2011
Upstream capital expenditure (capex) among big international oil companies (IOCs) is gathering momentum on the back of high oil prices and growing demand. The question is whether the attractive returns on offer will outweigh the increasingly high cost of uncovering fresh reserves
A win-win deep-water deal for India and BP
31 March 2011
BP's industry-leading joint venture with Reliance Industries gives the supermajor access to some of India's most prospective deep-water acreage and a vital position in one of the world's fastest-growing energy markets
The US’ future is unconventional, says BP
27 March 2011
Unconventional gas will account for 57% of US production by 2030; CBM and shale to account for almost half Chinese output growth
Angola takes pre-salt plunge with licensing offer
24 February 2011
Angola is to award 11 deep-water areas, all said to have potential for pre-salt oil, in the country's first large licensing offer since 2005
BP: Grim results but brighter prospects as company cuts back
24 February 2011
BP's retreat from the US looks more certain with each passing week, a move that will reinforce its strategic shift to more prospective regions and may signal the beginning of the end of its troubles in the country. But pruning must yield new growth, especially upstream
Oman mulls over tight-gas price
17 February 2011
Huge tight-gas reserves need higher prices to make projects economic