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BP group at a glance

We are a global energy business with wide reach across the world's energy system. We have operations in Europe, North and South America, Australasia, Asia and Africa

BP in numbers

We operate in 78 countries worldwide. We provide customers with fuel for transport, energy for heat and light, power for industry, lubricants to keep engines moving and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items such as paints, clothes and packaging.

Countries of operation 78
Number of employees 73,000
Sales and other operating revenues $299 billion
Underlying replacement cost profit $12.7 billion
Barrels of oil equivalent produced per day 3.7 million
Proved reserves 19,945 million barrels of oil equivalent
New exploration access 63,000 square kilometres
Retail sites Approximately 18,700
Refinery throughputs per day 1.7 million barrels
Petrochemicals produced 11.9 million tonnes

Business model

From the deep sea to the desert, from rigs to retail, we deliver energy products and services to people around the world.

Our strategy

Society is demanding solutions for more energy, delivered in new and better ways for a low carbon future. Our strategy is designed to meet this dual challenge. Through new technologies, energy will be produced more efficiently and in new ways, helping to meet the expected rise in demand. Our strategy allows us to be competitive at a time when prices, policy, technology and customer preferences are evolving rapidly.

Our history

Our story has always been about transitions – from coal to oil, from oil to gas, from onshore to deep water, and now towards a new mix of energy sources and a lower carbon future