Moves by Iran to stop sending oil to the UK and France have pushed the price of crude to a nine month high, meaning more
BP signalled a further step in its recovery today by hiking its payout for shareholders for the first time since the Gulf
Nearly every big company feels that employees must have a grade, that their position must be defined by a number and a title. So in investment banking a new bachelor's degree enters as an analyst, gets promoted (or not) to associate, then vice president, managing director, etc. We have grading systems for scientific and engineering personnel, for managers, for secretaries. Of course, tied to grade is (presumably) accountability and (almost certainly) reward.
Oil giant BP has fired the latest shots in a legal battle over the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, claiming contractor Halliburton
The North Sea could still contain more than £1 trillion-worth of oil and gas, energy minister Fergus Ewing has said. Mr Ewing
An operation is under way to tackle a leak from an effluent pipeline into the Firth of Forth. The pipe carries waste water
BP's pledge to sell off billions of dollars of assets to cover compensation for the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster has been
BP have unveiled $5.14bn profits in the third quarter of 2011, up $3.56bn from the same period last year, in what their CEO
A consortium including oil giants BP and Shell is to invest £10 billion in North Sea oil projects, after the UK government
Oil company BP has outlined its contingency plans as it prepares to start drilling off the coast of Shetland. The firm had
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The sale of BP's business in Argentina is on the verge of collapse, heaping fresh pressure on chief
After an estimated 4 million barrels of oil oozed out into the ocean due to an oil rig explosion, BP's leaking "Deepwater Horizon" site was finally stemmed after 87 days of pollution in 2010
Hopes that BP could take the focus away from its failure to tie-up a ground-breaking deal with Rosneft in Russia were crushed
It's been around since the 60s and goes under a number of guises, but Corporate Social Responsibility has probably never
Royal Dutch Shell reported profits of £5bn for the second quarter of 2011, a rise of 77 per cent on 2010's results. The oil
PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Oil giant BP said it had benefited from higher oil prices as it reported quarterly profits of 5.3 billion
Whatever mess BP may have made in the Gulf of Mexico, at least artists and art lovers have a lot to thank it for.
In an age of austerity how will the arts be paid for if BP won't? Last night's Trafalgar Square performance was free after all? Those I'm afraid who it really did appear can afford opera tickets should pay for them; the cost of greasing BP's continued abuse of global resources is far, far more expensive. To us all.