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BP Lower 48 announces winners of Wyoming scholarships

Release date:
June 6, 2018
BP Lower 48 (L48) today announced the 2018 recipients of the BP L48 Scholarship Program


Cheyenne, WY – The program is helping to develop the next generation of energy professionals.


The eight 2018 recipients, all of whom are graduates from Wyoming high schools, were selected from over twenty applicants, and join nine previous BP scholarship recipients.


Each scholarship, in the sum of $5,000, will be applied toward college tuition for students attending the University of Wyoming and majoring in a field of study related to science, technology, engineering or math (STEM).


“BP L48 is very proud of this year’s worthy group of scholarship recipients, and honored to play a small role in supporting the next generation of leaders for Wyoming, where our people have lived and worked for generations,” said Cameron Nazminia, BP L48’s government and public affairs director for Wyoming.


The 2018 scholarship recipients are:

  • Joshua Graybill of Meeteetse, Wyoming
  • Kane Leithead of Laramie, Wyoming
  • James Sheets of Powell, Wyoming
  • Reed Stafford of Kaycee, Wyoming
  • Jalynne Brough of Lander, Wyoming
  • Joshua Tepera of Rock Springs, Wyoming
  • Dylan Konija of Shoshoni, Wyoming
  • Landen Fuller of Fort Laramie, Wyoming


About BP L48

Through its heritage companies, BP has operated for more than 100 years in the U.S. Onshore Upstream segment. Today, the business operates in multiple gas basins from the onshore Gulf Coast north through the Rocky Mountains, and its portfolio includes an extensive unconventional resource base of ~7.6 billion barrels of oil equivalent, across 5.5 million acres and an interest in ~18,000 wells and ~70,000 royalty owners in the U.S.  BP is one of the largest natural gas producers in Wyoming and the largest operator of the Wamsutter field.


About BP

BP is a global producer of oil and gas with operations in over 70 countries. BP has a larger economic footprint in the U.S. than in any other nation, and it has invested more than $100 billion here since 2005. BP employs about 14,000 people across the U.S. and supports more than 106,000 additional jobs through all its business activities. For more information on BP in America, visit www.bp.com/us.