British Petroleum

Fortune 500 Company CEO: Homophobic Workers 'Need to Go'

Ian Johnson | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK
Ian Johnson

No CEO of a Fortune 500 company has yet come out whilst the head of their company. Some current Fortune 500 company CEOs are reported to be gay, but none openly so.

Big Tory Donor Really Doesn't Want Cameron To Punish Putin Any More

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Politics

David Cameron has been warned that European and US sanctions against Russia could cost British jobs by Tory peer and major party donor Lord Bamford. ...

BP Really Does Not Want The West To Punish Putin Any More

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Politics

BP has warned that any further sanctions imposed on Russia by Western leaders could have a "material adverse impact" on their business. The British...

Lord Mandelson Gets A New Job

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Lord Mandelson has taken up a new role advising the oil giant BP, just months after criticising Ed Miliband's plan to cap electricity bills. BP co...

Why Is The Government Defending BP Over Oil Disaster?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.02.2014 | UK

The Government backed oil giant BP, which is challenging its ban on contracts in the US, after its chaotic mishandling of the Gulf of Mexico oil disas...

Mind the Reputation Gap

Gavin Megaw | Posted 24.09.2013 | UK
Gavin Megaw

Warren Buffett isn't often wrong. Yet he was when he said: 'It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.' Most reputations are severely damaged because an organisation has failed over many years to operationally live up to the high expectations set by their PR and marketing activity.

Were BP And Shell Fixing Oil Prices?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK

Oil companies BP and Shell are being investigated over allegations of price-fixing, distortions that could have harmed ordinary consumers. Norwegia...

BP And Shell Investigated By European Commission Over Price-Fixing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2013 | UK

Oil company BP is being investigated over allegations of price-fixing, it emerged on Tuesday night. The European Commission said a series of unannounc...

BP Slapped With Record £2.8bn Fine For Oil Spill

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Oil giant BP is to pay the biggest fine in US history after agreeing a £2.8 billion settlement with authorities for claims relating to the Deepwater ...

BP Faces Record Fine, Arrests, Over Oil Spill

Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

BP will be fined a record multi-billion amount by the US government and two of its staff will reportedly face manslaughter charges as a result of the ...

US Government To Seek 'Negligence' Verdict Over BP Spill

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK

BP's hopes of reaching a settlement over the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe were dealt a blow on Wednesday after it emerged that the US government inte...

Will Beijing 2008 Still be the Greenest Games Ever?

Anders Lorenzen | Posted 30.09.2012 | UK Sport
Anders Lorenzen

When London won the Olympic bid, it was claimed that these would be the 'greenest Olympics ever'. While there have been some important green strides, some of which undoubtedly can be used to inform future major sporting events, it's been disappointing that so many of the initial green pledges have since been dropped.

BP Nearing Billion Pound Settlement Over Deepwater Horizon Disaster

PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Oil giant BP is reportedly nearing a £7.4 billion settlement with US authorities as it seeks to draw a line under the Deepwater Horizon disaster. ...

BP Nearing £7.4 Bn Settlement Over Deepwater Horizon Disaster

PA | Posted 14.09.2012 | UK

Oil giant BP is reportedly nearing a £7.4 billion settlement with US authorities as it seeks to draw a line under the Deepwater Horizon disaster. ...

It's Petrol Panic Time!

Ronnie Joice | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

I am now foreseeing our country is reduced to a circus of protesters and panic buyers, who would happily march on to Downing Street, Buckingham Palace and KFC until their opposed "madness" was brought to a swift resolution.

BP Reveals Multi-Billion Fightback

PA | Posted 07.02.2012 | UK

BP signalled a further step in its recovery today by hiking its payout for shareholders for the first time since the Gulf of Mexico oil spill. Chie...

BP Sell-Off Deal Falls Through

PA | Posted 06.01.2012 | UK

BP's pledge to sell off billions of dollars of assets to cover compensation for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster has been dealt a blow after a major de...

Russian Special Forces Raid BP Offices In Moscow

The Guardian | Posted 31.10.2011 | UK

Hopes that BP could take the focus away from its failure to tie-up a ground-breaking deal with Rosneft in Russia were crushed on Wednesday when black-...