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.

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

Click here 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:

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

For a more critical perspective on BP's work try the Colombia Solidarity Campaign, Platform, Tar Sands Network, Sourcewatch and Mark Curtis.

If you want to do some digging into BP yourself, have a look at our Investigating Companies: A Do-It-Yourself Handbook.

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