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19 September 2017BP begins providing natural gas to Mexico
14 September 2017The Azerbaijan government and co-venturers sign amended and restated Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli PSA
11 September 2017BP moves forward with IPO for US pipeline assets
11 September 2017BP and Bridas to combine PAE and Axion Energy, forming new integrated energy company
6 September 2017New state-of-the-art subsea construction vessel launched in Baku to support Shah Deniz Stage 2
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Islands in the Upstream
Regional president for bpTT Norman Christie explains to BP Magazine why the Caribbean nation will be a key player in BP’s shift towards gas
10 August 2017Changing perspectives: 'You learn to appreciate things that you previously took for granted'
What happens when your life alters in a split second and everything you know is thrown into disarray? As BP's global head of operations, it's Fuzzy Bitar's job to lead teams around the world to produce oil and gas safely, reliably and efficiently every day. But, as he explains here, a life-changing accident on a beach holiday has seen him adapt the way in which he gets that message across...
1 August 2017‘The future is bright, but different’ – BP’s chief on half-year results and the broader business outlook
As BP releases its half-year financial results, group chief executive Bob Dudley shares his thoughts on business milestones so far in 2017, the importance of long-term planning for lower oil prices and why the world will continue to need all forms of energy in a lower carbon future
20 June 2017'There is no other place in the world like it' - marking 40 years on Alaska's North Slope
When oil started pumping from Alaska's Prudhoe Bay field on 20 June 1977, estimates pointed to a 30-year production life span with potential for 9.6 billion barrels. In fact, Prudhoe Bay has proved to be the most productive US oil field to date, generating more than 12.5 billion barrels in four decades. To mark the production anniversary, meet two staff who have made their careers on the surprisingly flat, North Slope
14 September 2017Caspian calling: a view of Azerbaijan's oil fields
As BP and its partners agree with the Government of Azerbaijan to extend production from one of the country’s largest oil fields until 2049, take a look at working life on and around the platforms of the Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli field in the Caspian Sea
23 August 2017‘Big fields get bigger’: how Australia’s North West Shelf Project continues to grow
As a partner for more than three decades in Australia’s largest oil and gas resource development, BP has a significant non-operated Upstream portfolio there. With BP’s fourth major project of 2017 now on stream, BP Magazine hears from Claire Fitzpatrick, vice president for Upstream in Australia, about the world-class scale North West Shelf Project, new opportunities and why the team’s regional gas strategy is a perfect fit with the wider BP business
14 August 2017Islands in the Upstream: Juniper start-up set to boost Trinidad's gas supply
As BP starts up the fifth of seven major projects in 2017 – and the second of the year in Trinidad and Tobago – regional president Norman Christie explains how new production will make a difference for the islands’ domestic energy supplies and why the Caribbean nation will be a key player in fulfilling BP’s shift towards gas
6 September 2017Six next-generation technologies that matter for the energy industry
Technology moves so rapidly today that new approaches or ideas can emerge – and fade – within short timescales. This is especially evident in the energy world where the evolution of established technologies, coupled with the increasing influence of digital innovation, together with customer demand and government policies, are changing the way companies operate. As the industry adapts to the energy transition, BP Magazine looks at another set of technologies for tomorrow
4 July 2017Turbine technology: the science behind generating electricity from thin air
Why are wind turbines so tall? How do the blades turn to catch the wind as it changes direction? Can there ever be too much wind? Find out the science behind this renewable energy source from two BP wind engineers - this is how electricity is generated out of thin air...
18 May 2017Venturing into the future: how BP is developing next generation technologies
Turning household waste into jet fuel, carbon dioxide into concrete and gas-guzzling trucks into energy-saving convoys are just some of the ways in which BP is helping to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. BP Magazine takes a look at three of the transitional technologies in a portfolio of venturing businesses leading the way towards a lower carbon energy future
1 August 2017A visual guide to BP's half-year 2017 results
Looking for the key numbers from BP's half-year results, at a glance? From operating cash flow to the average Brent oil price for the quarter, find the headlines and highlights from the last three months in this infographic...
4 July 2017In the mix: the evolving US energy market
The latest edition of BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy sheds new light on the long-term transitions and shorter-term adjustments shaping global energy markets in 2016. The numbers and charts indicate that the world is moving toward cleaner fuels, but what does the data reveal about how this energy evolution is progressing in the United States?
13 June 2017World energy in 2016: ten things to know
What and who were the movers and shakers in the energy mix last year? BP’s chief economist Spencer Dale takes us through the headlines from the BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017, a publication that is now in its 66th year