Bernard Looney

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Bernard Looney, chief executive of BP. Photograph: Aaron Chown/PA Wire

UK energy major BP has warned of a peak in oil demand within the next few years, signalling that the coronavirus pandemic is ushering in an earlier th(...)

BP has bought US offshore wind assets from Norway’s Equinor. Photograph:  Paul Ellis/AFP via Getty Images

Oil giant BP, which announced a seismic strategy shift last month, made its first venture into offshore wind power with a $1.1 billion (€928 million) (...)

BP says  over the next decade it aims to increase its annual low carbon investment tenfold, to around $5bn  a year. Photograph: PA Wire

BP slashed its dividend for the first time since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010 as the oil major accelerates a strategic overhaul of its busin(...)

Segway: It’s the end of the road.  Photograph: Ty Wright/Bloomberg

The future of public transportation will shortly be a thing of the past. Later this month, Segway will produce the last of the two-wheeled personal tr(...)

BP raised $5bn in US currency, €4.75bn and Stg£1.25bn in the United States, Europe and the UK, respectively. File photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA

UK oil major BP raised nearly €11 billion of debt with equity-like features on Wednesday, taking advantage of hot corporate credit markets to fortify (...)

BP CEO Bernard Looney is a newcomer to Instagram and a rarity. Only 11% of oil and gas company chief executives are active on social media. Photograph: AFP

Last week David Solomon, the boss of Goldman Sachs, was enjoying a spot of sunshine at a tech conference in San Francisco. Bernard Looney, BP’s new ch(...)

Bernard Looney

BP’s new Irish chief executive Bernard Looney has pledged to cut its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050 or sooner in one of the most ambitio(...)

BP’s incoming chief executive is Listowelnative Bernard Looney.

Irishman Bernard Looney has been named as incoming chief executive of oil giant BP, the second time this week that an Irish person has taken over at a(...)

BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley. BP is exploring deals in Iran.

BP has tapped Irishman Bernard Looney and four other top non-US executives to steer efforts by the oil giant to explore for business in Iran without b(...)

The new  Aker BP will be the seventh-largest producer in Norway, with daily oil and natural gas output of about 122,000 barrels. Photograph: iStock

BP sold its Norwegian oil fields, some more than 40 years old, to a company controlled by billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke in a 10.8 billion kroner (€1.2(...)