Tagged With BP
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
What the spill commission didn't say about Deepwater Horizon
27 January 2011
Obama's White House has failed to deliver the energy-policy reform the US needs
BP's alliance with Rosneft a master stroke
27 January 2011
Despite a year of difficulties, BP's latest Russian venture shows the UK supermajor is still playing at the top table
Coon's law firm will take on BP over Deepwater Horizon
27 January 2011
Brent Coon is on the warpath over the Deepwater Horizon disaster. The Texan lawyer is resuming hostilities with an old foe, BP
Oil sands get their boom back
6 January 2011
Suncor-Total deal heralds renewed emphasis on scale; cost worries beginning to surface again
BP, in Iran-sanctions spotlight, shuts UK Rhum field
14 December 2010
Rhum will remain shut in, BP says, "pending clarification from the UK Government on certain aspects of the new EU regulations concerning restrictive measures against Iran"
Investigators criticise culture of complacency on Deepwater Horizon
14 December 2010
The bipartisan commission was appointed by President Barack Obama to investigate disaster in the Gulf of Mexico
Husky goes for growth
2 December 2010
Sunrise oil-sands project sanctioned; ExxonMobil Canada gas deal
BP gas deal boosts Azerbaijan export options
28 October 2010
A new exploration deal in Azerbaijan could put Dudley's company in the middle of a battle for the country's gas exports
BP on the mend, but recuperation will take time
28 October 2010
BP is working hard to rebuild its shattered reputation and has a big new Caspian gasfield on its books, but it will take more than that to comfort investors, writes Miles Lang
Contractors slam 'self-serving' BP spill report; Dudley takes charge
30 September 2010
Halliburton and Transocean, the two contractors involved in BP's calamitous Macondo well – which was finally sealed on 19 September – reacted hard and fast after the major cited them for operational breaches contributing to the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) disaster
US Congress looks at spill-liability limits
1 September 2010
COSTS associated with BP's massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico have already risen to more than $6bn, including over $300m to compensate people and businesses adversely affected by the incident