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  • 20 June 2017
    Husband’s portrait of his wife and young baby wins BP Portrait Award 2017

    The winner of the BP Portrait Award 2017 was announced this evening at the National Portrait Gallery, London on Tuesday 20 June 2017. The prestigious first prize - in the 28th year of BP’s sponsorship of the competition - was won by Suffolk based artist, Benjamin Sullivan for Breech! a portrait of his wife Virginia breastfeeding their eight month old daughter

  • 20 June 2017
    Dr Angela Strank, head of Downstream technology and BP chief scientist awarded damehood

    Many congratulations to Dr Angela Strank, head of Downstream technology and BP chief scientist who has been honoured in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list for services to the oil and gas industry and for encouraging women into STEM careers

  • 19 June 2017
    Ultimate STEM Challenge is back! Can your students help build a more sustainable future?

    Now in its fourth year, BP’s Ultimate STEM Challenge is back for 2017! In partnership with the Science Museum and STEM Learning, BP is inviting UK students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to help reduce our impact on the environment and create a more sustainable future

  • 30 May 2017
    The BP exhibition Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia

    At the British Museum this autumn, discover an ancient culture that was buried in the Siberian permafrost for thousands of years. The BP exhibition Scythians: warriors of ancient Siberia will reveal the history of these powerful nomadic tribes who thrived in a vast landscape stretching from southern Russia to China and the northern Black Sea

  • 24 May 2017
    New jobs for Bracknell as BP M&S Simply Food store re-opens

    New jobs have been added to the BP team in Bracknell with today’s re-opening of the new BP service station with M&S Simply Food on Bagshot Road. The joint BP and Marks & Spencer development will offer motorists a wide range of M&S quality food alongside BP’s own Wild Bean Café drinks and hot food

  • 23 May 2017
    Deborah Bull to share her cultural vision

    Join Deborah Bull as she shares her cultural journey nurtured by a 35-year career in the arts. From her time as a dancer with the Royal Ballet, to being an author of four books, creative director of the Royal Opera House, and presenter and broadcaster who is in frequent demand as a commentator on the arts.

  • 22 May 2017
    BP announces start of production from Quad 204 project, west of Shetland

    UK project is the third of seven new upstream major projects expected to come on stream for BP in 2017

  • 17 May 2017
    New BP M&S Simply Food store opens at Kellys Corner NW7

    An additional 16 jobs have been created with today’s opening of the new BP service station with M&S Simply Food on Dollis Road, NW7. The joint BP and Marks & Spencer development will offer motorists a wide range of M&S quality food alongside BP’s own Wild Bean Café drinks and hot food

  • 19 April 2017
    National Portrait Gallery announces shortlist for BP Portrait Award 2017

    Three artists have been shortlisted for the BP Portrait Award 2017 at the National Portrait Gallery, London, which will be presented on 20 June 2017, it was announced today, Wednesday 19 April 2017

  • 3 April 2017
    BP to sell Forties Pipeline System to INEOS

    BP today announced it has agreed to sell its Forties Pipeline System (FPS) business, with assets including the main Forties offshore and onshore pipelines and other associated pipeline interests and facilities, to INEOS.

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