BP plc,[2][3][4] sometimes referred tae bi its umwhile name Breetish Petroleum, is a Breetish multinaitional ile an gas company heidquartert in Lunnon, Ingland, Unitit Kinrick. It is the fift-lairgest energy company bi mercat capitalization,[5] the fift-lairgest company in the warld measured bi 2012 revenues, an the saxt-lairgest ile an gas company measured bi 2012 production.[6][7] It is ane o the sax ile an gas "supermajors".[8] BP is vertically integrated an operates in aw auries o the ile an gas industry, includin exploration an production, refinin, distribution an mercatin, petrochemicals, pouer generation an tradin. It an aa haes renewable energy activities in biofuels an wind pouer.

BP plc
Public limited company
Treddit asLSEBP
IndustrieIle an gas
PredecessorAnglo-Persian Oil Company
Burmah Castrol
Standard Oil of Ohio
Foondit1909 (as Anglo-Persian Oil Company)
1935 (as Anglo-Iranian Oil Company)
1954 (as British Petroleum)
1998 (as BP Amoco plc)
2001 (as BP plc)
HeidquartersLunnon, Ingland,
Unitit Kinrick
Area served
Key fowk
Production ootpit
3.6 Mbbl/d (570×10^3 m3/d) o BOE (2019)
ServicesService stations
RevenueIncrease US$ 303.73 billion (2018)
Increase US$ 19.38 billion (2018)
Increase US$ 9.58 billion (2018)
Tot assetsIncrease US$ 282.18 billion (2018)
Tot equityIncrease US$ 101.55 billion (2018)
Nummer o employees
~74,000 (2019)
Footnotes / references


  1. "Fourth quarter and full year 2018" (PDF). BP plc. Retrieved 2 Mairch 2019.
  2. BP (2012), p. 2
  3. "bp p.l.c." Companies House. Retrieved 24 Apryle 2013.
  4. "Across Atlantic, Much Ado About Oil Company's Name". The New York Times. 12 Juin 2010. Archived frae the original on 17 Juin 2010. Retrieved 17 Juin 2010. Unknown parameter |deadurl= ignored (help)
  5. "PFC Energy 50". PFC Energy. 2013. Retrieved 6 Juin 2013.
  6. "Top 10 Oil & Gas Companies: Number 6 - BP". Oil and Gas iQ. 2013. Retrieved 6 Juin 2013.
  7. "The World's 25 Biggest Oil Companies". Forbes. 2013. Retrieved 12 Juin 2013.
  8. "Oil majors' output growth hinges on strategy shift". Reuters. 1 August 2008. Archived frae the original on 13 Mey 2012. Retrieved 15 Mairch 2012.