BP and technology

We invest in technologies that we expect will make the most difference to our business and the energy industry

Why does BP invest in technology?

This animated film explains why BP invests in innovation and the results of our work - from supercomputers to the latest advanced engine oils

Latest content added:

The world’s first robotic coreflooding rig is operational within BP

Advanced robotics

The world’s first robotic coreflooding rig is operational within BP

Watch the film

Investing in technology

Investing in technology

BP invests in technologies that we expect will make the most difference to our business

Find out more

Field of the future

Apply technology to giant fields

Optimizing recovery from huge and complex reservoirs is a massive challenge

Watch the film

In this section:

From enhancing safety and reliability to improving energy discovery, recovery and efficiency - find out how we are applying the latest technology.

BP major technology programmes

Technology programmes

We focus on technology that enhances safety, improves exploration and production and boosts conversion processes

Production platform complex

Safety and technology

At BP, safety is at the heart of everything we do

At BP, safety is at the heart of everything we do

More discovery

BP's reputation as a great explorer is based on decades of experience in discovering new sources of oil and gas

Follow our road-map of mini-films to get the full EOR story

More recovery

BP is developing and deploying breakthrough technologies to recover as much of the oil and gas we find as possible

More efficiency

More efficiency

Efficiency is the single largest opportunity we all have to reduce our energy footprint

Renewable Energy

Renewable energy

Making the right choices to deliver a lower carbon future


BP Magazine online:

Take a look at BP Magazine's new online home, featuring stories from around the BP world, including technology and innovation news.

Drones in the skies

Drones in the skies

ICAM: creating new materials for the world to use

New materials

Alternative energy


Further information:

Register for BP technology news

Get technology news

BP technology location map

Technology location map

David Eyton, Angela Strank, Michael Desmond, John Pierce

Our people