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Northern highlights: reasons to be cheerful in the North Sea

BP’s North Sea business is now on a path to sustainability and growth following two years of uncertainty amid falling oil prices

Conversations

  • 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

  • 10 May 2017
    Future potential: how Mauritania and Senegal are set to become new players in natural gas supply

    It’s not every day that a brand new global supply of energy is unlocked. But that is what BP, in partnership with Kosmos Energy, is striving to achieve with a project to bring newly discovered natural gas resources off the coast of Mauritania and Senegal onto the world market. As this new partnership begins, BP Magazine asks regional president Emma Delaney what is involved in setting up operations in a new country.

  • 2 May 2017
    Prices, projects and production: BP CFO Brian Gilvary discusses 1Q results

    The highest Upstream production for half a decade and a conveyor-belt of major projects set for delivery – BP’s CFO Brian Gilvary looks back at a good start to the year and why BP is a sound investment for shareholders.

Locations

  • 28 June 2017
    The Incredible Hull: BP celebrates 50 years of operations at UK chemicals site

    Technological breakthroughs, giant engineering projects and a visit from the Queen are just some of the highlights from BP’s site in Hull in the UK over the past half-century. BP Magazine looks back at its history and a new business which is paving the way for the future

  • 8 June 2017
    BP geared for success in Mexico

    For the first time in 75 years, companies outside Mexico are allowed to invest in the country’s fuels market following deregulation by the Government. The move has seen BP become the first global brand to open a fuel station in the country, with plans for more than 1,000 to follow in the next five years

  • 1 June 2017
    The energy giant: why Russia matters

    Prolific oil and gas resources, an experienced workforce, economical production costs and huge potential for growth: Russia has all the qualities to support BP’s strategic shift towards natural gas and highly competitive oil production. BP Magazine talks to BP Russia president David Campbell to find out more

Innovations

  • 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

  • 10 May 2017
    Future potential: how Mauritania and Senegal are set to become new players in natural gas supply

    It’s not every day that a brand new global supply of energy is unlocked. But that is what BP, in partnership with Kosmos Energy, is striving to achieve with a project to bring newly discovered natural gas resources off the coast of Mauritania and Senegal onto the world market. As this new partnership begins, BP Magazine asks regional president Emma Delaney what is involved in setting up operations in a new country.

  • 2 May 2017
    Prices, projects and production: BP CFO Brian Gilvary discusses 1Q results

    The highest Upstream production for half a decade and a conveyor-belt of major projects set for delivery – BP’s CFO Brian Gilvary looks back at a good start to the year and why BP is a sound investment for shareholders.

Observations

  • 4 July 2017
    In 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 2017
    World 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

  • 6 April 2017
    A year in numbers - 2016 in BP

    Flights in the sky, voyages across the sea, wheels on the ground – there are many parts of the world that BP reaches. As the organization's Annual Report for 2016 is launched, BP Magazine takes a look back at 2016, and explores the numbers behind a year – from the thousands of people who call BP their workplace to the geographical spread of operations