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bp’s strengths are in exploration and discovery, deepwater, giant fields and gas supply chains and a high-quality downstream business – all supported by leading-edge technology. Today, the energy bp produces not only keeps America moving but it also helps drive the American economy
Employee checking equipment
Na Kika platform


bp’s upstream operating segment includes four production platforms in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico and onshore assets located primarily in the Permian-Delaware, Eagle Ford and Haynesville basins. In 2018, bp produced 772,000 barrels of oil equivalent (boe/d) per day, making the company one of America's largest oil and natural gas producers. 


bp’s downstream operating segment is made up of three refineries: Cherry Point, Washington; Toledo, Ohio; and Whiting, Indiana. In addition, bp owns two petrochemical sites in Cooper River, S.C. and Texas City, Texas.

Cooper River pipework

Fuels and lubricants

From coast to coast, bp provides Americans with fuels, lubricants and other products essential to modern transportation, including a growing number of lower-carbon and carbon-neutral products.