BP's CEO outlines the issues surrounding the oil and gas industry

Oct 1, 2018
Bob Dudley on a volatile market, trade tensions and greener alternatives.
British energy giant BP CEO Bob Dudley addresses a keynote speech during the World Gas Conference in Paris on June 2, 2015. 
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Oil execs in meetings with pope

Jun 8, 2018
Pope Francis has called the world’s leading oil execs to the Vatican. Meetings are today and tomorrow, and will include leaders from companies like BP and ExxonMobil. They’re gathering to talk about how their businesses can tackle climate change. Click…

Texan oil man T. Boone Pickens hangs up his hat

Jan 12, 2018
Infamous investor T. Boone Pickens is closing his BP Capital fund and retiring at age 89 after amassing a fortune in energy — everything from oil and natural gas, to wind power and water. Click the audio player above to hear…

Trump administration may roll back safety rules put in place after BP oil spill

Dec 28, 2017
After the BP oil spill in 2010, a new federal oversight agency was created: the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement. Now, according to the Wall Street Journal, it’s proposing to roll back some of the safety rules it created. …

BP leak in Alaska fuels debate on future drilling

Apr 17, 2017
Three things that no one wants to hear together: BP, oil and leaking. A BP well sprung a leak in the Alaskan Arctic this past Friday. Reports say crude oil is no longer spraying from the leak, but natural gas…

Gulf Coast residents upset by BP settlement funds

Nov 29, 2016
Alabama has used most of a recent settlement to help fund Medicaid and pay off debt.
Absorbent material is placed on the beach as oil residue washes ashore from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in Orange Beach, Alabama, in 2010.
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Former BP CEO John Browne emphasizes the long term

Jun 15, 2016
Old strategies of social responsibility won't work, he says.
The then-Group Chief Executive of British Petroleum (BP) , Sir John Browne, at the company's headquarters in London in 2000.
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