Digitalization and visualization technologies are proving increasingly useful in making the world safer and more efficient.
Houston, Texas is home to BP’s US headquarters. With around 4,300 people, it is also our largest employee base in the world.
During 2016 we completed a major maintenance and upgrade exercise at our Toledo refinery in the US. This involved a full shutdown of the plant to carry out the work.
The World Health Organization estimates that fatalities from road traffic accidents in Brazil are double the rate experienced in the US.
Although our priority is to prevent oil spills and other releases, they can still happen. In October 2016, approximately 95 tonnes of oil and a quantity of water leaked from the Clair platform into the sea due to a technical issue.
Virtual reality is leading to real results as BP collaborates with Maersk Training to prepare our offshore drilling teams for challenges they face on the job.