For over 150 years, BP has supplied the energy fueling America’s growth. Today, our U.S. operations provide the investment, jobs and products underpinning both American prosperity and its transition to a lower-carbon future. In 2017, our businesses supported more than 125,000 U.S. jobs and contributed $85 billion to the U.S. economy. BP invests more in the United States than we do in any other country – $100+ billion between 2005 and 2017 – making us one of America’s top producers and refiners of oil and gas. With more than a dozen wind farms across eight states, BP is also one of the largest operators of renewable energy among our peers. And in 2017, a net wind portfolio the size of BP’s helped avoid around 2.3 million metric tons of carbon dioxide emissions.
The Numbers Tell the Story
BP's Economic Investment
In the last two years, BP Alaska improved its operating efficiency to 85 percent – extracting the equivalent of a whole new oil field from existing wells in Prudhoe Bay.
Cooper River Chemicals
Our $200 million modernization project reduces energy consumption 40 percent, while slashing CO2 emissions up to 110,000 tons per year.
BP-Husky Toledo Refinery:
Since 2016, we’ve completed a massive maintenance and facility building project to improve safety and efficiency.
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater
Seismic processing and our Houston supercomputer identified an additional 1 billion barrels of oil accessible from our Gulf of Mexico hubs.
Cherry Point Refinery
In 2018, this refinery launched a renewable diesel unit to co-process biomass alongside conventional feedstocks, producing ultra-low-sulfur diesel.
Since 2000, BP’s Lower 48 business has slashed total greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent.