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We use leading technologies to deliver solutions across the Upstream environment
In subsurface, we work with experts. Our geoscientists, petrophysicists and engineers work as part of a collaborative team on offshore, deepwater and onshore oil and gas projects in over 25 countries. 

Our Upstream segment is responsible for our activities in oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, and midstream transportation, storage and processing.


In everything we do, safety and reliability are absolute priorities. And that means taking on outstanding scientists and engineers and giving them access to the best technology.


From the first stages of exploration through to development and recovery, they make it possible for us to push back the frontiers of geography and discovery to safely find and develop more resources.

People stories

  • From reservoir engineer to carbon capture specialist – Martin’s journey
    From reservoir engineer to carbon capture specialist – Martin’s journey
    Martin joined BP 19 years ago as a reservoir engineer - but now he's focused on answering one of the biggest questions of our time. How can we make sure that people can continue to use energy and enjoy the things that make their lives happy and fulfilling, in a sustainable way?
  • Digital Energy Day
    Digital Energy Day
    What does the future of a digital Upstream company look like?
  • One Young World
    One Young World
    Bright young minds at the forefront of tackling one of the world’s biggest challenges tell us their ideas for transforming the energy system for the better as they gather at the One Young World conference in London
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