The IST group is the global trading arm of BP. IST sources out of Russia and the CIS more than 45 million tonnes of crude oil and petroleum products of all types per year.

IST’s Moscow office plays a significant role in IST's trading presence in Russia and the rest of the CIS countries. It handles the relationships with the state and private Integrated and trading oil companies operating in the region, develops new sourcing opportunities and provides valuable market information and insight to the IST trading teams.