Chevron Corp. has sanctioned a waterflood project in the St. Malo field... Talos Energy Inc. has entered into two separate agreements with BP... The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has issued the final Environmental Impact Statement... Read more


On 28 October 2019 BP announced a major gas discovery, Orca-1, off the coast of Mauritania. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

A contract worker died after falling from a scaffold at BP Plc’s 430,000 barrel-per-day (bpd) Whiting, Indiana. Read more

Emergency Response

The BP-Husky Toledo refinery recently celebrated its 100-year anniversary, highlighting its longstanding commitment to safe and reliable operations and to providing fuel, jobs and investment in northwest Ohio. Read more

Current Issue

Equinor and its partners are preparing for production start from the world class Johan Sverdrup field already in October this year, one month ahead of schedule. Read more


BIC attended the 51st Annual ECC Conference in Colorado Springs. Read more

BIC Attends

BP today announced that it has agreed to sell its entire business in Alaska to Hilcorp Alaska, based in Anchorage, Alaska. Read more


Russian giant Gazprom saw the highest production growth over the last five years, followed by shale gas players in the US and China, while BP dominates among the majors Read more


BP and Eni today signed an exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA) for Block 77 in central Oman with the Ministry of Oil and Gas of the Sultanate of Oman. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

BP has agreed to form a 50:50 joint venture with Bunge – a leader in agriculture, food and ingredients - that will create a leading bioenergy company in one of the world’s largest fastgrowing markets for biofuels. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

Overall offshore project sanctioning in 2019 has surpassed the $50 billion mark, driven by Saudi Aramco’s recently announced $18 billion worth of project commitments associated with the Marjan and Berri expansion projects. Read more

Offshore & Marine

According to Robert Dudley, group chief executive for BP plc, there are several reasons the oil and gas industry is currently "in better shape than it has been in a long time." Read more

Current Issue

Oil and gas production and environmental protection have often been viewed by some groups as an either/or proposition. Read more

Current Issue

According to Sanjiv Singh, chairman of Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOCL), foreign demand for U.S. energy exports will increase dramatically within the short span of a decade. Read more


BP and the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) recently unveiled a three-year strategic commitment to advance technologies and practices to reduce methane emissions from the global oil and gas supply chain. Read more

Current Issue

Region-wide Gulf lease sale yields $244.3 million in high bids, Chevron eyes 900,000 b/d from Permian by yearend 2023, ExxonMobil adds 4.5 billion barrels to reserves, BSEE: Key to energy security lies within offshore industry Read more


BP and partners have sanctioned the Azeri Central East (ACE) project, the next stage of development of the giant Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli (ACG) oilfield complex in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. Read more


The parties have signed a memorandum of understanding to study the feasibility of a 250-megawatt water electrolysis facility to produce up to 45,000 tons of green hydrogen yearly using renewable energy. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

Though statistics indicate 80 percent of events are due to human error or nonconformance and 20 percent are due to equipment failure, human error is really only the starting point of the investigation. Read more

Training & Human Resources

Greenhouse gas emissions lower again in 2018, despite higher oil and gas output Read more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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