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BP faces Clean Water Act fine for Macondo well blowout

June 16, 2014
More than four years after it happened, the Macondo well incident in the Gulf of Mexico continues to capture the attention of the industry and the public.
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BP to close Australian refinery in 2015

April 3, 2014
BP has announced plans to close down its refinery in Brisbane, citing an inability to compete with large refinery complexes in the Asia Pacific region.
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EPA ends new contract ban on BP operations

March 17, 2014
Oil giant BP and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have signed an agreement regarding legal procedures following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010.
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BP completes Whiting refinery modernization with new coker unit

January 7, 2014
BP has completed the upgrade of its Whiting facility in Indiana with the commissioning of a new coker that will process more Canadian oil sands crude and generate an extra $1 billion of operating cash flow per year.
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BP America subsidiary agrees to $19.5 million settlement over copper mine pollution

November 12, 2013
Residents of northern Nevada have been awarded a settlement of up to a $19.5 million in a class action case regarding the toxic chemicals that leaked from the Anaconda copper mine, operated by BP America's subsidiary Atlantic Richfield Company.
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BP awards contracts worth £1 billion For North Sea development

September 16, 2013
British oil giant BP announced last week that more than 30 UK companies have been awarded contracts worth a total of over £1 billion for the development of two oil fields in the North Sea.
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Appeals court to hear BP case on alleged Deepwater Horizon claims fraud

July 22, 2013
BP is seeking to minimize its liability for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, insisting that many claims have been exaggerated and even made up by businesses in the region.
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BP calls for investigation into administrator assessing 2010 spill claims

June 25, 2013
BP Plc has asked for an independent investigation into a lawyer reviewing claims arising from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010, accused him of misconduct and that his actions could lead to disproportionate, excessive or fraudulent claims.
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Shale oil projected to account for 9% of 2020 global oil production

April 30, 2013
Shale oil is set to increase its importance globally and will continue to expand in terms of production and share on the international energy market, to account for 9% of total global production.
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BP to invest $596 million in South Africa, Mozambique

April 29, 2013
BP Southern Africa will spend 4.7 billion rand in South Africa, including 2.5 billion rand to upgrade the Sapref refinery in Durban, and 800 million rand to refurbish infrastructure in Mozambique.
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