|Countries of operation||70|
|Number of employees||74,000|
|Sales and other operating revenues||$240 billion|
|Underlying replacement cost profit||$6.2 billion|
|Barrels of oil equivalent produced per day (a)||3.6 million|
|Proved reserves (a)||18,441 million barrels of oil equivalent|
|New exploration access||28,000 square kilometres|
|Retail sites||Approximately 18,300|
|Refinery throughputs per day||1.7 million barrels|
|Petrochemicals produced||15.3 million tonnes|
As at, or for the year ended, 31 December 2017, see footnote below.
We operate in 70 countries worldwide. We find and produce oil and gas on land and offshore. We move energy around the globe. We manufacture and market fuels and raw materials used in thousands of everyday products, from mobile phones to food packaging.
Some highlights of our activities around the world in 2017
Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our planet today. We value their expertise and are working hard to build the best team in world energy.
Meet the senior team leading thousands of BP scientists, engineers and professionals worldwide.
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.
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.
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 look.
a. Includes BP's share of Rosneft as well as our interest in other equity-accounted entities.