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  • 1 August 2018
    BP M&S Simply Food store opens in Lockerbie

    The new BP service station with M&S Simply Food on Junction 16 opened today. The joint BP and Marks & Spencer development will offer motorists a wide range of M&S quality food alongside BP’s own Wild Bean Café drinks and hot food.

  • 18 July 2018
    BP ETAP hub celebrates 20 years of production

    BP ETAP hub celebrates 20 years of production Date: 18 July 2018 Regarded as one of the most ambitious and complex developments in the North Sea "Poster child" for Oil and Gas Authority's Maximising Economic Recovery strategy Expected to continue producing into the 2030s The Eastern Trough Area Project (ETAP) North Sea development, labelled by the Oil & Gas Authority (OGA) as the “poster child” for its Maximising Economic Recovery (MER UK) strategy, celebrates 20 years of production today, with the key hub expected to operate into the mid-late 2030s.

  • 3 July 2018
    BP to increase share in UK’s giant Clair field and sell interest in Alaska’s Kuparuk field

    BP today announced that it has entered into agreements with ConocoPhillips that will significantly increase its holding in the Clair field, a core asset of BP’s North Sea business in the UK, while also selling its non-operating interest in the Kuparuk and satellite oilfields in Alaska.

  • 28 June 2018
    New BP Ultimate STEM Challenge competition asks students: what would you reimagine?

    This year the BP Ultimate STEM Challenge is back and it’s even better! For the first time, BP, in partnership with STEM Learning, is inviting UK students aged 11 to 14 to use their STEM skills to tackle one simple challenge: reimagine a solution to a real-life problem

  • 28 June 2018
    BP to acquire the UK’s largest electric vehicle charging company

    BP today announced that it has entered into an agreement to purchase Chargemaster, the UK’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging company. Chargemaster operates the UK’s largest public network of EV charging points, with over 6,500 across the country. It also designs, builds, sells and maintains EV charging units for a wide range of locations, including for home charging.

  • 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

  • 4 June 2018
    BP becomes a Social Mobility Pledge accredited employer

    BP is committed to improving social mobility, and is delighted to sign the Social Mobility Pledge along with a range of other organisations

  • 23 May 2018
    BP success in 30th Offshore Licensing Round

    BP has been awarded seven licences, five as operator and two as partner, in the 30th Offshore Licensing Round, announced by the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) today

  • 21 May 2018
    BP pledges support for ‘Time to Change’ mental health campaign

    As part of BP’s commitment to change how mental health is viewed in our workplace and support employees who may be facing problems, we are delighted to sign the Time to Change employer pledge

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