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Business support group

The importance and variety of our businesses demand the very best support. That’s why our support teams work in every part of our organization
BP is a global company that offers global experiences. Our support teams are dedicated, talented, flexible and are a key part of our network across the world.

Commercial and external affairs enables us to make sound business decisions. Ethics and compliance ensures we do the right thing for all our stakeholders. Finance improves our business performance and maintains robust financial controls. Human resources teams act as strategic and operational business partners. Group audit provides assurance on risk management.


Legal teams are involved in everything from employment law to dispute resolution. Our tax function ensures compliance with tax legislation and optimizes our tax position. And our treasury team acts as our internal bank.

People stories

  • Challenging the status quo as a lead subsea wells engineer: Ahmed’s story
    Challenging the status quo as a lead subsea wells engineer: Ahmed’s story
    Ahmed has been instrumental in helping to reshape the way BP approaches operations from a safety perspective. Find out how he displayed courage by speaking up to keep operations running and ensuring safety was not compromised offshore
  • 2020 BP Global STEM Academies
    2020 BP Global STEM Academies
    For the third year running, BP and AFS Intercultural Programs are partnering to provide scholarships to students from nine countries who have demonstrated an academic and career interest in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM subjects)
  • Travelling the world with BP: Jaya’s story
    Travelling the world with BP: Jaya’s story
    After spending a few years at a ship management company in Singapore, Jaya joined BP Shipping and spent the next decade in various roles developing strong technical and leadership capabilities
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