BP Plc


BP, or British Petroleum, is one of the world's largest oil and gas companies. BP traces its origins back to the Anglo-Persian Oil Company which discovered oil in Iran in 1908. BP has been involved in major environmental pollution and serious human rights violations.

You can find our 2001 Company Profile of BP other articles in the right hand column of this page.

for BP's head office and other basic information from the opencorporates website.

for details of BP's latest profits and other financial results from the Bloomberg website.

There is also lots of useful information on BP's website:

  • to find out which products the company is selling.
  • to find out who's on BP's board of directors.
  • to download BP's latest annual report and accounts.

For a more critical perspective on BP's work try the , , , and .

If you want to do some digging into BP yourself, have a look at our .

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