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bp at a glance

We are an integrated energy business with operations in Europe, North and South America, Australasia, Asia and Africa.

Key facts

Countries of operation 79
Number of employees 70,100
Sales and other operating revenues $278 billion
Underlying replacement cost profit $10.0 billion
Barrels of oil equivalent produced per day (a) 3.8 million
Proved reserves (a) 19,341 million barrels of oil equivalent
New exploration access 58,000 square kilometres
Retail sites Approximately 18,900
Refinery throughputs per day 1.7 million barrels
Petrochemicals produced 12.1 million tonnes

As at, or for the year ended, 31 December 2019. 



(a) Includes bp's share of Rosneft as well as our interest in other equity-accounted entities.

Our business model

Business model

We deliver a diverse range of energy products and services to people around the world.


Our business model

Our values

Everyone who works for bp is guided day in and day out by our values: safety, respect, excellence, courage and one team. In a fast-changing world, these values provide continuity and a shared point of reference for every action we take and every decision we make.


Our values

Our values


Sustainability means building a resilient bp: a business that is competitive in all conditions, that recognises the urgency of the climate challenge and plays its part in driving the transition to a lower carbon world.


Sustainability reporting


Technology is changing our world. We are using and developing technology to deliver energy in amazing new ways. This is transforming our business. It means we can play our part in steering the world towards a lower carbon future.


Technology at bp

The energy transition

The transition to a lower carbon future has begun, but it is clear there is not going to be just one low carbon energy answer. We are thinking hard about what the future might hold. 


Think ahead with us using our Statistical Review of World Energy and bp Energy Outlook

Our reports

Find out more about bp and about the energy industry in our comprehensive business reports and expert forecasts.