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Driving digital and innovation, enabling bp and its customers to thrive in the energy transition to net zero

Technology is making a difference in bp’s plans to invest in today’s energy system and help build tomorrow’s. As an expert community of science, safety & security and digital specialists, our aim is to advance and protect bp. 

Our safety & operational risks assurance authority sets bp-wide requirements and governance, as well as providing guidance and deep technical expertise. Intelligence, security and crisis management helps to make bp safer and more successful through insight, risk reduction and enabling resilient operations.

Applied sciences is set across 10 technology centres with a research and development spend of $316 million per year. Its work is complemented by leading external partnerships and increasingly focused on reducing carbon emissions.

We continue to invest heavily in digital to transform and innovate at pace and scale. Digital enterprise enables the underlying infrastructure from which over 87,000 staff and 600 sites operate and connect every day. 

Our security specialists protect and safeguard our systems, assets and people from cybercrime and digital threats. The digital technology team horizon-scans, trials and deploys pioneering new approaches and solutions. And our digital product management team adopts a relentless customer focus, developing products for our businesses to provide the affordable, reliable, and increasingly clean energy the world needs.

Innovation in action

Watch two snapshots of our more recent innovations and partnerships

The energy trilemma: digital upgrade
bp in India