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Ahmed Hashmi Angela Strank Bernard Looney Bob Dudley Bob Fryar Brian Gilvary Carl-Henric Svanberg Cindy Yeilding David Eyton Dev Sanyal Fuzzy Bitar Gordon Birrell Helge Lund Ilya Bourtman Katrina Landis Lamar McKay Peter Mather Richard Herbert Spencer Dale Tufan Erginbilgic
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  • Gas in a net-zero energy system
    Gas in a net-zero energy system
    At Energy Intelligence’s Oil and Money conference on 9 October 2019, Bob Dudley, group chief executive, explained how gas will help us build a net-zero energy system, if we take the right decisions today.
  • Open for the future
    Open for the future
    In a speech at the SIS Schlumberger Global Forum, Monaco, Bernard Looney, chief executive, Upstream, outlines how successful energy companies of the future will be the ones that address societies concerns, find new ways to collaborate, and harness the benefits of digital and new technologies.
  • Lubricating the future of energy through trade
    Lubricating the future of energy through trade
    Dev Sanyal, chief executive of alternative energy and executive vice president, regions, Worshipful Company of World Traders, London, 10 September 2019. In a speech at the Worshipful Company of World Traders, Dev Sanyal, discussed how trade can help address the dual challenge of increasing energy demand and lower emissions.
  • Oil and gas: changing for the future
    Oil and gas: changing for the future
    Bernard Looney, Upstream chief executive, at the Offshore Europe Gala Dinner in Aberdeen, 2 September 2019: Discusses the vital role of the North Sea oil and gas sector in helping to meet society’s need for cleaner, better energy. Looney talks about how the industry’s track record of innovation is the platform for a future that will see: continued modernization and more efficiency, further emissions reductions and a changing role of oil and gas in tomorrow’s energy system.
  • How business is advancing the energy transition
    How business is advancing the energy transition
    Brian Gilvary, BP chief financial officer, International Student Energy Summit, London 19 July 2019: Addressing over 650 students, Brian examines how population growth, economic growth and energy use are inextricably linked, and the dual challenge of eradicating poverty while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, and outlines how BP is advancing the energy transition – through its reduce, improve, create framework. Brian also announces that, in order to continue the dialogue, BP will work with Student Energy to bring at least 50 students to COP26, offsetting all travel-related emissions through its Target Neutral Programme
  • Advancing the energy transition – possibilities everywhere
    Advancing the energy transition – possibilities everywhere
    Dame Angela Strank, BP chief scientist and head of technology, downstream, International Student Energy Summit, London 18 July 2019: Addressing 650 student delegates from 98 countries, Angela Strank explores some of the key challenges for accelerating the energy transition and the important role that new businesses and existing and emerging technologies are playing. “The world already has the know-how, resources and, increasingly, the will to work together to do it. And there are possibilities everywhere we look.”
  • Getting to net zero
    Getting to net zero
    Bob Dudley, group chief executive, Chatham house, London, 10 July 2019. As part of the Chatham House corporate leader series, Bob Dudley addresses growing climate concerns, the components needed for a net zero world, and why constructive dialogue is essential.
  • The EU’s Energy Security Risks
    The EU’s Energy Security Risks
    Dev Sanyal, chief executive of alternative energy and executive vice president, regions German Marshall Fund, Brussels, 28 June 2019. At a time when the EU balances it’s ambitions for a low carbon economy with the security of its energy supply, Dev Sanyal outlines the steps it can take to achieve both aims.
  • Weaving the ‘Golden Thread’ of sustainable energy
    Weaving the ‘Golden Thread’ of sustainable energy
    Dev Sanyal, Chief executive of alternative energy and executive vice president, regions, Brookings India, New Delhi, 20 June 2019. Faced with the global dual challenge of producing more energy to improve lives, but with fewer emissions to meet the Paris climate goals, Dev Sanyal explains why India is uniquely placed to reimaging the future of energy.
  • Energy in 2018: an unsustainable path
    Energy in 2018: an unsustainable path
    Spencer Dale, group chief economist, BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2019 launch, London
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Speech archive

Browse speeches made by BP senior leaders and executives from 2010 to 2015

The frontiers of the energy industry and BP’s distinctive role, Andy Inglis pdf / 210.1 KB Subsea Containment Summit remarks by Andy Inglis, BP CEO exploration and production, Andy Inglis pdf / 201.5 KB Speech to US fuel marketers, Bob Dudley pdf / 206.8 KB Chief Executives’ Club of Boston, Bob Dudley pdf / 219.3 KB June 7 Barrier island press conference, Bob Dudley pdf / 159.5 KB BP is in the Gulf to stay, Bob Dudley pdf / 249.6 KB Carl-Henric Svanberg’s speech at the 2010 AGM pdf / 187.5 KB Energy security through diversity, Tony Hayward pdf / 215.8 KB Opening statement to House of Commons Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change, Tony Hayward pdf / 178.7 KB Making intelligent energy happen, Bernard Looney pdf / 208.1 KB Energy for the future – finding the right direction, Steve Westwell pdf / 187.5 KB CBI annual conference pdf / 88.7 KB Key roles and responsibilities of IOCs in an age of uncertainty pdf / 121.2 KB Russia and the energy world: challenges of the new decade pdf / 109.4 KB Towards the energy future – a pragmatic vision pdf / 115.7 KB Energy and climate policy after Copenhagen pdf / 145.7 KB The challenge of energy security pdf / 129.2 KB Managing a global treasury and its challenges pdf / 113.4 KB BP in Rumaila pdf / 113.7 KB Copenhagen – end of the beginning pdf / 133 KB IOCs: a strategy for growth pdf / 119.5 KB Intelligent energy comes of age pdf / 115.6 KB Tony Hayward’s speech at the 2010 AGM pdf / 119.9 KB Governance, innovation and service delivery pdf / 129.4 KB Engineering the right future pdf / 100.5 KB
2011 Annual General Meeting – CEO’s speech, Bob Dudley pdf / 227.9 KB The exploration imperative – Bob Dudley speech to the World Petroleum Congress pdf / 202.1 KB China’s energy future – Bob Dudley’s speech to Tsinghua University pdf / 220.1 KB Learning lessons, looking forward: BP and the future of the deep water pdf / 234.8 KB A corporate perspective on world energy, Carl-Henric Svanberg pdf / 231.7 KB Partnering for global growth – the Indian Ocean and Pacific Rim – fastest growing markets, Carl-Henric Svanberg pdf / 206.7 KB 2011 Annual General Meeting: chairman’s speech, Carl-Henric Svanberg pdf / 220.1 KB Energy Outlook 2030, Bob Dudley pdf / 197.9 KB Strengthening safety, restoring trust, building value, Lamar McKay pdf / 276.9 KB Low carbon energy and climate change, Steve Westwell pdf / 192.5 KB New era, new responsibilities, Bob Dudley pdf / 232.3 KB Barclays capital conference keynote presentation, Bob Dudley pdf / 58.9 KB Engineering Challenges at the Energy Frontiers, Bob Dudley pdf / 4.4 MB The future of mobility. Global challenges, pragmatic solutions, Iain Conn pdf / 218.7 KB European energy – global choices pdf / 146.8 KB World National Oil Companies Congress pdf / 160.3 KB The potential of renewables pdf / 116.1 KB Renewable Energy Technology conference pdf / 109.5 KB Significant discoveries of the 21st century pdf / 96.2 KB How crisis can shape the treasury for tomorrow's risks and opportunities pdf / 116.1 KB Event to mark the UK Government's approval for the second phase of development of the Clair field pdf / 119.1 KB
Safety, trust & value - Bob Dudley’s speech to BP’s Annual General Meeting pdf / 101 KB Remarks by Bob Dudley, Group Chief Executive, BP at launch of BP Energy Outlook 2030 pdf / 41.4 KB Remarks for launch of BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2012, Bob Dudley pdf / 208.8 KB Ohio, BP, and the energy future, Bob Dudley pdf / 223 KB Busting dogmas, building brains: creating opportunity and solving challenges through technology, teamwork and know-how, Cindy Yeilding pdf / 227.5 KB David Eyton speech to the Chinese Academy of Engineering pdf / 239.6 KB Speech by Dev Sanyal, Executive Vice President and Group Chief of Staff, BP, at the Institute for Corporate Governance, International Summit pdf / 115.2 KB Harvard Kennedy School – facing the energy challenge, Carl-Henric Svanberg pdf / 277.1 KB Natural gas, Azerbaijan and Europe, Iain Conn pdf / 220.3 KB The 3 R’s of Workplace Empowerment, Katrina Landis pdf / 31.5 KB Managing risk and building value in the next decade, Bernard Looney pdf / 132.8 KB Key technologies for finding and developing deepwater resources, Mike Daly pdf / 178.8 KB The Arctic – a future licence to operate, Mike Daly pdf / 218.8 KB New times, new thinking, Bob Dudley pdf / 203.3 KB Perspectives on the challenges facing super-majors, Dev Sanyal pdf / 218.6 KB Obtaining a social licence to operate – a challenge for the industry, Dev Sanyal pdf / 214.2 KB Playing to our strengths – Bob Dudley speech to International Petroleum Week, Bob Dudley pdf / 215.8 KB A Safer, Stronger BP: Our Quest to Earn Back America’s Trust, Bob Dudley pdf / 73 KB Safety and operational risk: progress and perspectives, Richard Morrison pdf / 278.7 KB Dealing with the Unexpected: BP’s Black Swan Experience, Dev Sanyal pdf / 100.7 KB
Annual General Meeting: group chief executive pdf / 101 KB Annual General Meeting: chairman pdf / 51.9 KB Speech by Bob Dudley, BP Group Chief Executive, to Canada Europe Energy Summit pdf / 114.1 KB Energy Outlook opening remarks pdf / 129.9 KB Speech by Bob Dudley, Group Chief Executive, BP, at Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University pdf / 74.6 KB Shah Deniz 2 - signing ceremony address, Bob Dudley pdf / 67.1 KB Remarks for launch of BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2013, Bob Dudley pdf / 57.3 KB Speech by Bob Fryar, Executive Vice President, safety and operational risk, BP at the Piper 25 conference Aberdeen, UK pdf / 707.4 KB BP Statistical Review of World Energy June 2013, Christof Ruhl pdf / 663.3 KB Delivering energy in the 21st century energy: Context, challenges and choices, Bob Dudley pdf / 217.8 KB The Energy Roadmap — Setting the Direction for 21st Century Energy, Dev Sanyal pdf / 163.2 KB Exploration to 2050, Mike Daly pdf / 185 KB “Certainties and surprises – the unfolding 21st century energy story”, Bob Dudley pdf / 257.1 KB Future Trends in Global Oil and Gas Exploration, Mike Daly pdf / 1.7 MB Getting Energy Right, Dev Sanyal pdf / 148 KB Innovation, Adversity and Resilience, Philip New pdf / 46 KB Unlocking the Future: BP’s Global Upstream, Lamar McKay pdf / 78.3 KB Nobel Dialogue Week – Energy Scenarios and Timescales, Carl-Henric Svanberg pdf / 59.4 KB Challenging Opportunities: The US, Russia and the World’s Energy Journey, Bob Dudley pdf / 104.9 KB “From Energy Crisis to Energy Security”, Bob Dudley pdf / 238.5 KB The Changing Global Energy Landscape – prospects for Arctic oil and gas, Dev Sanyal pdf / 92.2 KB The role of networks in a global business, Dev Sanyal pdf / 182.1 KB Energy for Europe – time to reflect pdf / 1.4 MB
2014 Annual General Meeting, Carl-Henric Svanberg pdf / 68.3 KB A world scale gas value chain, breaking ground on the southern gas corridor to Europe, Al Cook pdf / 303.8 KB Opportunities in the oil and gas sector in Ireland, Bernard Looney pdf / 236.4 KB World Petroleum Congress 2014, Bob Dudley pdf / 801.6 KB Delivering energy and value in changing times, Bob Dudley pdf / 90.3 KB BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2014, Bob Dudley pdf / 141.9 KB BP Energy Outlook 2035 – January 2014, Bob Dudley pdf / 200.3 KB Can corporations solve global problems?, Dev Sanyal pdf / 209.4 KB British Museum exhibition 'Vikings: life and legend' – chairman's remarks, Carl-Henric Svanberg pdf / 182.7 KB Challenges and opportunities for the next 30 years – innovation and leadership, Bob Dudley pdf / 75.6 KB International Petroleum Week 2014, David Eyton pdf / 712.8 KB Will unconventional oil and gas impact deepwater developments?, David Eyton pdf / 204.5 KB “India’s energy dilemma – policy, technology, partnerships and the way forward” , Dev Sanyal pdf / 92.5 KB Energy in 2013: Taking stock, Christof Rühl pdf / 1,008.3 KB Energy trends and transitions in Europe, Iain Conn pdf / 221.7 KB Europe’s energy crisis: pathways to a resolution, Iain Conn pdf / 238.9 KB EY Partners Conference: strategic developments in the oil and gas sector, Dev Sanyal pdf / 82.8 KB Society of Environmental Journalists Conference, Geoff Morrell pdf / 217.7 KB Addressing Europe’s energy challenge: the role of technology, Iain Conn pdf / 158.3 KB Investment in development: Attracting and managing international finance in developing countries, Dev Sanyal pdf / 148.3 KB The technical edge – how science and technology will transform the way we find, produce and use energy, David Eyton pdf / 605.5 KB The factory of new knowledge, Angela Strank pdf / 256.8 KB 2014 Annual General Meeting: group chief executive pdf / 107.4 KB Make a difference to your company pdf / 121.1 KB
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