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BP in 2017 - Platform for growth

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  • 22 June 2018
    BP launches six-month pilot programme with carpooling start-up SPLT

    We Brits love our cars. So much so that, according to the RAC, almost 60% of the working population of England and Wales drives to work. Meanwhile, Department of Transport figures show that average occupancy is just 1.55 people per car. For every mile of motorway in Great Britain, there are 95 miles that weren’t originally built for motorised forms of transport – it’s no wonder traffic congestion and air pollution are on the rise

  • 19 June 2018
    The BP exhibition - I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria

    This autumn, discover the world of ancient Assyria through the life and legacy of its last great ruler, King Ashurbanipal. The BP exhibition I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria will transport you back to ancient Iraq in the 7th century BC, when Ashurbanipal became the most powerful person on earth. From his capital at Nineveh, he ruled a vast and diverse empire, shaping the lives of peoples from the shores of the eastern Mediterranean to the mountains of western Iran.

  • 11 June 2018
    Portrait of Artist’s Mother Wins BP Portrait Award 2018

    The winner of the BP Portrait Award 2018 was announced this evening at the National Portrait Gallery, London. The prestigious first prize - in the 29th year of BP’s sponsorship of the competition - was won by London based artist, Miriam Escofet for An Angel at my Table, a portrait of her mother drinking tea

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