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Legal notice

The following sets out the conditions of use of the BP Global Energy Trading website.

Any reference in this site to "BP" and the "BP Group" shall mean BP p.l.c. and its subsidiaries and affiliates.


Our liability to you

The information contained in this website is not comprehensive. Despite our efforts, it may not be accurate, up to date or applicable to the circumstances of any particular case. We cannot accept any liability for any inaccuracies or omissions (other than for fraudulent misrepresentation) in this website and any decisions you make based on information contained in this website are your sole responsibility. Neither BP p.l.c. nor any of its subsidiaries accept liability for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other losses or damages of whatsoever kind arising out of access to, or the use of the this website or any information contained in it. We are of course happy to discuss with you the implications of any issue raised if you e-mail us at webassure@bp.com.

Statements made on or contained in this website or in documents referred to, particularly those regarding capital employed, capital expenditure, cashflows, costs, costs savings, debt, demand, disposals, dividends, earnings, efficiency, gearing, growth, margins, performance, prices, production, productivity, profits, reserves, returns, sales, strategy, synergies, tax rates, trends, value, volumes and the effects of BP merger and acquisition activity are or may be forward looking statements. There are a number of factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including future levels of industry product supply; demand and pricing; currency exchange rates; political stability and economic growth in relevant areas of the world; development and use of technology and successful partnering; the actions of competitors; natural disasters; and other changes to business conditions. Additional information, including information on factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward looking statements are contained in BP's latest published Annual Report and Accounts and in BP's latest published Annual Report on Form 20F filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

Save in respect of information on the Investor Centre section of the website, no information contained in this website constitutes or would be deemed to constitute an invitation or inducement to invest or otherwise deal in the shares or ADRs of BP or an invitation or inducement by or on behalf of BP or any of its subsidiaries to enter into a contract with you.


Other than in respect of personal information which will be treated in accordance with the BP Privacy Statement that appears in this website, if you provide information to us, you agree that we have unlimited rights to such information and that we may use such information in any way we choose. Such information shall be deemed to be non-confidential.


Risk management

This website and any services described in it are not intended for individuals and are intended only for persons with sufficient knowledge and experience of financial instruments and their markets, adequate regulated status or sufficient assets such that they could be classified in the UK as Market Counterparties or Intermediate Customers (as those terms are defined by the UK Financial Services & Markets Act 2000 and the FSA Handbook,) or in the US as Eligible Contract Participants (as that term is defined in the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act).


This website and its contents have been provided to you for informational purposes only. This information is not advice on or a recommendation of any of the matters described herein, whether they consist of financing structures (including, but not limited to senior debt, subordinated debt and equity, production payments and producer loans), investments, financial instruments, hedging strategies or any combination of such matters and no information contained herein constitutes an offer or solicitation by or on behalf of BP plc or any of its subsidiaries (collectively "BP") to enter into any contractual arrangement relating to such matters. BP makes no representations or warranties, express or implied, regarding the accuracy, adequacy, reasonableness or completeness of the information, assumptions or analysis contained herein or in any supplemental materials, and BP accepts no liability in connection therewith. The actual terms and conditions of any contract or specific arrangement that may be entered into between you and BP may differ from the arrangements described in this website. BP deals and trades in energy related products and may have positions consistent with or different from those discussed herein.


There is no assurance that the structures described herein will hedge risks the recipient may incur in the operation of its business. Entering into any financing or risk management product arrangements, or dealing in any financial instrument, may expose you to inappropriate financial risk and in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. Prior to dealing in any investment or financial instrument or entering into any risk management product arrangement, you should obtain your own tax, legal and other advice.


Use of any hyperlink

Neither we nor any of our subsidiaries are responsible for the content of any other website, including any website through which you may have gained access to our website or to which you may gain access from our website. We do not accept any liability in connection with any such sites or links.


Where we provide a hyperlink to a third party's website, we do so because we believe in good faith that such a website contains or may contain material which is relevant to that on our website. Such a hyperlink does not signify that BP or its subsidiaries have reviewed or approve of the connected third party's website or its contents - indeed in certain instances a hyperlink may connect you to a third party's website containing views contradictory to those expressed on our website or otherwise held by BP and its subsidiaries.


What law governs this website?

Your use of this website and downloads from it, and the operation of these terms and conditions, shall be governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales. The English courts shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising out of your use of this website.


In the event that any or any part of the terms contained in these terms and conditions shall be determined by any competent authority to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable to any extent, such term shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms which shall continue to be valid and enforceable to the fullest extent permitted by law.