Guest Blog: Nick Boyle – Unlikely Bedfellows, Big Oil Meets Solar Power

I actively avoid reimagining working life as a romance novel, but if I was in the habit, I’d probably frame our December 2017 announcement as one of those classic “unlikely couple make it work against odds, to the shock and confusion of the whole town…”

BP invests $20m in ultra-fast EV charging battery start-up

StoreDot is said to have developed a battery system that could potentially charge an EV in five minutes

BP cost profit soars 71% at start of 2018

The energy giant plans to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 3.5 million tonnes by 2025

BP appoints former Statoil and BG Group chief as chairman

Helge Lund headed BG Group between 2015 and 2016 when it was taken over by Shell

BP pledges to limit emissions growth through to 2025

The firm also announced other targets, which it says are concrete, measurable and intended to be met over ten years

BP and Petrobras sign exploration MoU

The energy giants have committed to exploring areas of mutual interest in the upstream, downstream, trading and low carbon sectors

BP and Tesla team up for energy storage

The firms will deploy batteries at a 25MW wind farm in South Dakota

BP: Clean technology could cut consumption by 40%

The tech could increase vehicle efficiency, improve building design and use less energy in cooking and washing

BP: Plastic bans will slow oil demand

Bans on single-use plastics will slow growth in global oil demand. That’s the forecast from BP’s latest Energy Outlook, which suggests the phasing out of plastic bottles, carrier bags and straws at both governmental and commercial levels is likely to significantly affect how the fuel source is used. Oil accounts for nearly two-thirds of the growth […]

BP starts gas production offshore Egypt

BP has announced the start of gas production from the Atoll Phase One project, offshore Egypt. It is producing 350 million cubic feet of gas a day – which is directed to the national grid – and 10,000 barrels of condensate a day. Located in the North Damietta concession in the East Nile Delta, it […]