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BP Plc plans to shut the large crude distillation unit (CDU) this week at its 413,500 barrel per day (bpd) Whiting, Indiana, refinery to begin an overhaul. more

Refining/Petrochemical

BP announced today that it has successfully deployed Plant Operations Advisor (POA), a cloud-based advanced analytics solution developed with Baker Hughes, a GE company, across all four of its operated production platforms in the deepwater Gulf of Me more

Offshore & Marine

BP Plc said that its joint-venture 155,000-barrel-per-day (bpd) Toledo, Ohio, refinery was returning to normal operation following an unplanned outage. more

Maintenance & Reliability

Total is not looking at investing in the U.S. shale oil industry when asked whether peer BP’s $10.5 billion acquisition of U.S. shale assets from BHP Billiton. more

Plant Management & Operations

BP Plc’s Whiting, Indiana, refinery is running above its faceplate capacity of 413,500 barrels per day (bpd) after restarting a crude distillation unit (CDU) over the weekend. more

Maintenance & Reliability

BP’s $10.5 billion move to acquire most of BHP Billiton shale acreage in North America, signals a bold return by the UK oil giant to the lower 48 states and gives it a prominent position in the red-hot North American tight oil play. more

M&A/Investment

Investors should feel confident about BP’s, Eni’s and Shell’s increased wave of new project approvals during the recent downturn. more

Refining/Petrochemical

A U.S. judge on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit by New York City seeking to hold major oil companies liable for climate change caused by carbon emissions from burning fossil fuels. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

BP plc and its partners in the Shah Deniz consortium announced Monday the start-up of the Shah Deniz 2 gas development in Azerbaijan. The BP-operated, $28 billion-project is the first subsea development in the Caspian Sea... more

Offshore & Marine

According to George Williamson, Manager of Upstream Engineering for BP, said employing unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and robotics technology as inspection tools provides “a huge financial value” more

Health, Safety & Environmental

The Texas Gulf Coast took a beating this past year with record-breaking weather and oil uncertainty; however, the oil and gas industry, specifically the refining sector, continued to move past a few bumps and bruises. more

Plant Management & Operations

...When I attended the National Ocean Industries Association's annual meeting this spring... I also recognized women making their mark on today's industry in bold new roles, serving in high-level leadership positions that were once unthinkable. more

Training & Human Resources

As BP announces its investment in a developer of electric vehicle batteries with the potential to charge in five minutes, BP Magazine looks at the technology today and its potential for the future with eight, AA battery-size more

Renewables

BP selected hte for the evaluation study in order to benchmark commercial naphtha reforming and hydrocracking catalysts. more

Chemical Processing

BP projects that the U.S. becomes energy self-sufficient in the early 2020s and maintains its position as the world’s largest producer of liquid fuels and natural gas. more

Refining/Petrochemical

Regional President for the Gulf of Mexico and Canada, BP more

People Going Places

Chairman, president of BP America more

People Going Places

SOCAR and BP today signed a new production sharing agreement (PSA) for the joint exploration and development of Block D230 in the North Absheron basin in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea. more

Offshore & Marine

Chairman, BP more

People Going Places

BP has selected Nexans to supply umbilicals for the second stage development of the Mad Dog offshore field in the Gulf of Mexico. Nexans static and dynamic umbilicals and accessories will be installed in depths over 2,000 meters. more

Offshore & Marine

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