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Welcome to the international magazine of the BP group. We bring you regular reports from activities around the globe, the people who make them happen, and the challenges that face our industry
The Puma AE is being used by BP, in Alaska, to create accurate maps. Illustration by Tobotron

Drones in the skies

Find out why the state of Alaska is an ideal location for BP to use unmanned aerial vehicles to inspect its facilities

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Close up of molecules

Living in a material world

What’s it like working as part of a team that is creating new materials for the world to use?

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Testing product quality of engine oils

Castrol’s technology edge

Meet the team behind a new lubricant molecule that responds to the demands of the latest vehicle engines

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Students experimenting with model wind turbine in science class

Inspiring young scientists

'Enterprising Science' is a joint research project to better understand why children choose to study science

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David Eyton, BP's group head of technology

Tech talk

BP’s head of technology David Eyton reflects on the importance of the oil and gas industry adapting for the future

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Crown excavated from the tomb of Zhu Tan (1370–1389), Prince Huang of Lu at Yanzhou, Shandong province. © Shandong Museum

A curator's guide to Ming

Jessica Harrison-Hall shares some of her favourite pieces from the BP Ming exhibition

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A technician takes a reading on board the Bruce platform, 2006

Five decades in the North Sea

Licence P.001 for exploration in the UK North Sea was awarded to BP in 1964. Take a look back on 50 years of oil and gas history

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Thomas Ganter wins the BP Portrait Award for his oil on canvas painting of homeless man Karel

BP Portrait awards

Thomas Ganter has become the first German to win the BP Portrait Award for his oil on canvas painting of homeless man Karel

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Angela Strank, BP’s chief scientist, and graduate chemist Rachel Fort

Science matters

Chief scientist, Angela Strank, and Rachel Fort, discuss the challenges of encouraging girls to pursue science and engineering

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Baku's three giant Flame Towers

Azerbaijan: twenty years on

How has Azerbaijan developed in the two decades since the so-called 'contact of the century'?

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Indian women participating in the safety promotional campaign, called The Good Road

Castrol India is saving lives

Thousands of lives might be saved every year as a result of a simple, low-cost innovation for Motorcyclists

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An employee in a simulator practicing emergency exit procedures with the help of an instructor

Trusted advisor

A new technology called BP Well Advisor is helping drilling teams around the world to monitor oil and gas wells with unprecedented clarity

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