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  BP.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Follow the adventure as eight BP employees take part in a unique expedition to Robert Swan's 'Inspire Antarctica' programme
BP Pledges No Increase in Lake Michigan Discharge Limits at Whiting Refinery
BP and CAS Forge Partnership for Clean Energy Commercialization
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 BP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BP himself had little confidence in holding out should the Boers make a determined attack on two or more fronts since such an attack would be capable of storming a defence made up of improvised defences and untrained men.
BP himself proved himself to be one of the few effective British leaders in the Boer War and some have wondered what disasters might have been avoided if BP had been in charge of one of the relief columns.
BP expected an attack any day but he was now short of men with almost all of his men in hospital suffering from diphtheria and smallpox.
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 BP - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
BP plc (LSE: BP, NYSE: BP, TYO: 5051), originally British Petroleum, is a British energy company with headquarters in London, one of six vertically integrated private sector oil, natural gas, and petrol (gasoline) "supermajors" in the world.
BP is the leading partner in the controversial Baku-Tbilisi-Ceyhan pipeline.
BP is a leading producer of solar panels since its purchase of Lucas Energy Systems in 1980 and Solarex (as part of its acquisition of Amoco) in 2000.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/BP   (2207 words)

BP has transformed: growing from a local oil company into a global energy group; employing over 100,000 people and operating in over 100 countries worldwide.
BP delivers cleaner-burning and lower-emissions fuels to more than 115 cities worldwide that have serious air quality problems.
BP is supplying a wide spectrum of fuels to the Challenge X teams from biodiesels to gasohols to hydrogen.
www.challengex.org /sponsors/bp.html   (122 words)

 USATODAY.com - BP spill highlights aging oil field's increasing problems   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BP officials acknowledge that they should have found the leaks in the so-called transit lines, which gather oil from wells to feed into the main Trans-Alaska Pipeline for the 800-mile journey to Valdez.
That year, BP workers approached Chuck Hamel, a retired oil broker and advocate for oil workers, with concerns that, to hold down costs, the company was skimping on use of a corrosion-prevention chemical, Hamel says.
BP is also angling to build a $20 billion pipeline that could carry natural gas from Prudhoe Bay to the upper Midwest.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/energy/2006-08-14-bp-cover-usat_x.htm   (1941 words)

 BP - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BP also sought to cultivate 'moderate' environmental groups in a series of 'partnerships' with groups like the National Wildlife Federation.
BP's business ethics were also challenged when in June 2001 the London newspaper, The Sunday Times, revealed that both BP and Shell acknowledged that they hired a private intelligence company with close ties to the British spy agency, MI6, to collect information on campaigns by Greenpeace and the Body Shop.
BP is also a member of trade associations that have been pressing to weaken corporate governance standards.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=BP   (4117 words)

 BP Vietnam
BP is a clear leader in the Vietnam lubricants market with an 27% share following the global acquisition of Burmah Castrol by BP in 2000.
BP has also joined with Petrolimex to build an international standard gas bottling plant at Nha Be to ensure supply stability, safety and product quality.
Outside the country, Air BP is proud to be the largest aviation fuel supplier to Vietnam Airlines, meeting 100% of the airline's requirements in Paris, Frankfurt, Bangkok, Singapore, Melbourne and Sydney.
www.bp.com.vn /html/English/BPVietNamOverview.htm   (928 words)

 Woman who lost parents in deadly blast settles with BP - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BP has settled hundreds of claims and put aside $1.6 billion to resolve legal disputes related to the explosion.
BP's efforts to inform the community through a letter sent to 900 members of the Texas City Chamber of Commerce about improvements at the plant were criticized by state District Judge Susan Criss, who presided over the case.
She threatened to fine BP if any potential jurors received the letter and charge the company for assembling a new jury pool if the original one was tainted by last month's letter.
www.usatoday.com /money/industries/energy/2006-11-09-BP-explosion_x.htm?csp=34   (574 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | BP rebuked for pipeline failings
BP was forced to close part of the Prudhoe Bay oil field after discovering serious corrosion in many pipelines.
BP recently placed Mr Woollam, who was moved from his post last year, on "administrative leave".
BP is to spend $550m maintaining its pipeline network in Alaska, including the replacement of 16 miles of oil transit pipelines.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/business/5325788.stm   (626 words)

 BP plc News
BP Solar is powering up its North American headquarters in Frederick with a $70 million expansion.
BP America Inc. today announced plans for the construction of an 800 mile undersea fiber optic system in the Gulf of Mexico to provide continuous broadband connectivity to the company's offshore oil and gas...
BP executives were aware of problems with equipment and procedures well before an explosion at the company's Texas City, Texas, refinery in March 2005 killed 15 workers and injured 180 others, U.S. federal...
www.topix.net /com/bp   (735 words)

 CorpWatch : BP: Beyond Petroleum or Beyond Preposterous?
Recently BP, the world's second largest oil company and one of the world's largest corporations, advertised its new identity as a leader in moving the world "Beyond Petroleum." Such leadership would benefit the world's climate and many of its communities immensely, according to British Petroleum.
BP says Beyond Petroleum means "being a global leader in producing the cleanest burning fossil fuel: Natural Gas." It's true that natural gas is not petroleum, but is it true that gas is a radical improvement over oil for our climate?
BP's claim to be "the largest producer of solar energy in the world" is a little more serious.
www.corpwatch.org /article.php?id=219   (641 words)

 Corporate Social Responsibility - Companies in the News - BP
BP is one of the largest companies in the world - with a turnover dwarfing that of some nation states.
BP Amoco is one of the world's leading oil companies on the basis of market capitalisation and proven reserves.
BP states that it recognises the significant environmental and social challenges faced by the world in the 21st century.
www.mallenbaker.net /csr/CSRfiles/bp.html   (968 words)

 BP Case Study - Ogilvy PR   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
The re-branding entailed the introduction of a new visual identity and a new brand positioning, designed to help BP transcend the oil sector, deliver top-line growth, and define the company as innovative, progressive, environmentally responsible, and performance-driven.
Position BP as a new type of global energy company that confronts such difficult issues as the conflict between energy and environmental needs and takes actions beyond what is expected of an oil company.
To target the media, we produced press kits, a VNR of the new BP Connect retail service station and managed a press tour of the prototype with major media.
www.ogilvypr.com /case-studies/bp.cfm   (399 words)

 BP's own experts knew plant was at risk, report says - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BP officials referred 60 Minutes to their report on the explosion, which concluded there was "no evidence of anyone consciously or intentionally taking actions or decisions that put others at risk." The company also sent the show a letter saying, "BP accepts responsibility for the explosion and fire at the Texas City refinery.
She said that three pieces of equipment were supposed to be repaired that were not and that BP management knew about faulty equipment before authorizing the risky start-up of one of the plant's units.
The refinery needed upgrades when BP acquired it eight years ago but BP managers instead were told to cut their budgets, Merritt said.
www.usatoday.com /news/nation/2006-10-29-BP-explosion_x.htm?csp=34   (643 words)

 PAIiIZ | 15 years of BP in Poland | Invest in Poland - Inwestycje w Polsce
BP Gas has three liquid gas bottling plants in Sławków, Swarzędz and Sąpolno Krajeńskie as well as a terminal with warehouse and distribution facilities at Sąpolno.
BP Lubricants is currently one of the world’s leading specialists in the manufacture of lubricants, greases and fluids.
BP Poland has been among the institutions behind the establishment of the Global Compact Poland, an organisation that implements the initiative of UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan in Poland.
paiz.gov.pl /index/?id=de7f47e09c8e05e6021ababdf6bc58e7   (908 words)

 BP Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BP, a global integrated energy company, operates in more than 100 countries on six continents.
BP is a member of the Pew Center on Global Climate Change Business Environmental Leadership Council, a group of major companies that demonstrate leadership by establishing and meeting greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets; investing in more efficient products, practices and technologies; and supporting domestic and international action to acheive cost-effective emissions reductions.
Principles put to action - BP and partners have begun engineering and design of the world's first industrial scale project to generate "carbon-free" electricity from hydrogen.
www.pewclimate.org /companies_leading_the_way_belc/company_profiles/bp_amoco/index.cfm   (381 words)

 Corporate Partnerships - BP
Through its partnership with BP the Conservancy has been able to advance its conservation objectives in a number of significant projects.
TNC and BP are participants in the Climate, Community and Biodiversity Alliance (CCBA) - aimed at producing design and operating standards for bio-sequestration projects.
BP has provided $1 million to support building capacity for public and private conservation in Indonesia.
www.nature.org /joinanddonate/corporatepartnerships/about/art16288.html   (257 words)

 BBC NEWS | Business | Russia may revoke BP gas licence
Resources minister Yuri Trutnev said the licence may be withdrawn because BP and Russian partner TNK had failed to build a local pipeline network.
The Kovytka field in Siberia, thought to hold 2 trillion cubic metres of gas, is BP's biggest Russian project.
BP shares closed 0.75p higher at 409.25p in London.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/business/3658322.stm   (425 words)

 SimpleBits | Ode to the Breast Pocket
Shirts with a BP, and Polo Shirts (which have a BP by default) are the realm of geeks and nerds.
Slip it in the BP and toss in a straw… you’re set to warm your hands by the fire and still have your beer.
I like having a BP but the only thing I put in there are small slips of paper when I have a brainwave, jot it down and then need to stick in somewhere.
www.simplebits.com /notebook/2004/08/30/pocket.html   (5670 words)

 Donor Profiles
These companies helped boost BP’s natural gas production to 38% of output, and made it a refiner of more than 2.8 billion barrels of crude oil a day.
BP is busy at the pump, too, operating nearly 16,000 gas stations in the U.S. BP is also a major producer of petrochemicals.
The corporation has withdrawn from a coalition advocating for drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, but BP continues to seek access to the area.
www.opensecrets.org /orgs/summary.asp?ID=D000000091&Name=BP   (301 words)

 The 10 Worst Corporations of 2005
In November 2005, BP said that it expects to spend as much as $8 billion in alternative-energy projects, including solar, wind, hydrogen and carbon-abatement technology, over 10 years.
BP has admitted it was at fault in the Texas City explosion.
BP is eager to portray itself as the good guy oil company, but it is not eager to answer tough questions.
www.multinationalmonitor.org /mm2005/112005/mokhiber.html   (8521 words)

 BP monitors the rails | InfoWorld | Award | 2004-11-12 | By Ephraim Schwartz
BP software engineers kicked the value of the solution up another notch when they added a decision-support solution for its supply-chain managers to optimize shipments to customers.
A BP manager who bases customer pricing on a cost-to-serve model can use that information during contract negotiations to help the customer understand the repercussions of holding on to equipment, according to Diendorf.
Not only does BP know where its product is at all times, but with the use of sensors, it also knows if a car is leaking or if a hatch has come open in transit.
www.infoworld.com /article/04/11/12/46FEifw100bp_1.html?s=feature   (1351 words)

 GrandPrix.com > GP Encyclopedia > Fuel > BP
Two years later a military coup brought the Shah to power and a deal was struck to allow BP to retain 40% of the Iranian oil.
The British government bought another 20% of BP in 1975 but then sold them to the public at the end of the decade.
BP has had a long and very successful stay in motor sport.
www.grandprix.com /gpe/fue-002.html   (1032 words)

 BP Wood River Refinery
BP has invested more than $70 million in cost effective and environmentally sound alternatives to many of the currently practiced methods of handling contaminated soil.
The 30-acre wildlife habitat area is known as Deer Park and includes an ADA accessible walking trail, pavilion and meditation area with an observatory to watch for deer and other wildlife dwelling in the area.
In addition, BP has committed to withdrawal of a sufficient amount of groundwater using a pump-and-treat system to ensure no contaminated groundwater flows off-site.
www.cooperativeconservationamerica.org /viewproject.asp?pid=666   (445 words)

 Planet Ark : BP goes greener with "beyond petroleum" rebrand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
He reiterated a previous announcement that the company was reverting to its old name of BP following two years as BP Amoco, in the wake of its acquisition of the former U.S. Amoco and more recent takeovers of Atlantic Richfield and Burmah Castrol.
BP spent more on their logo this year than they did on renewable energy last year.
BP has long touted itself as the most environmentally-friendly of the supermajors that dominate one of the world's dirtiest industries, promoting a slew of projects aimed at reducing the impact of fossil fuel pollution.
www.planetark.org /dailynewsstory.cfm?newsid=7577   (851 words)

 BP Solar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
BP Solar is committed to bringing cost effective, clean energy solutions to the world
BP Solar offers a complete, installed solar home energy system designed to work seamlessly with your utility power supply
BP is committed to creating a sustainable solar business
www.bp.com /modularhome.do?categoryId=4260&contentId=7004852   (106 words)

 Bp Share Price BP., Stock Quotes, Charts, Share Trades & News.
Company Description : BP is an international oil and gas company with operations encompassing oil & gas exploration, production, refining and marketing, chemicals, shipping and insurance, and finance.
Bp Transaction in Own Shares : BP PLC 17 November 2006 BP p.l.c.
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