Bob Dudley

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‘It’s definitely true that right now every one of us should think hard about whether or not we need to take a flight,’ says Virgin Group chief executive Josh Bayliss

The other day, the chief executive of a well known global company did something unusual. He said people should ask themselves if they really needed to(...)

British Petroleum (BP) chief executive Bob Dudley: The oil and gas company’s profits doubled to a five-year high last year. Photograph: Eric Piermont/ AFP/ Getty

British Petroleum (BP) chief executive Bob Dudley was paid $14.7 million (€13 million) in 2018, a level that would have been $2.7 million higher had t(...)

Underlying pre-tax profit for BP’s upstream business more than doubled to around $4 billion in the quarter

BP’s profits thundered to a five-year high, boosted by stronger oil prices with production set to rise further thanks to the $10.5 billion acquisition(...)

Acquisition will give BP high-quality oil assets in the US and rebalance its business in the country, which has largely been focused on gas production.  Photograph:  Reuters/Arnd Wiegmann

BP has agreed to buy BHP’s US shale assets for $10.5 billion (€9 billion) in a deal the UK oil major hopes will give it access to key acreage as crude(...)

Coal being loaded for transport at a depot in Shanghai, China. Photograph: Qilai Shen/Bloomberg News

Coal is not yet dead. Energy giant BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley has declared his astonishment following disclosures that power companies use the sa(...)

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(...)

 Oil had retreated for almost four weeks amid skepticism about the ability of OPEC to implement a deal at its November 30th meeting. Photograph: Andrey Rudakov/Bloomberg

Oil extended gains near $46 a barrel after its biggest surge in seven months as OPEC boosted efforts to finalise a deal to cut production agreed at a (...)

Martin Sorrell, British businessman and chief executive of advertising group WPP. Photograph: Alexandre Meneghini/Reuters

A third of investors in Martin Sorrell’s WPP failed to back the advertising boss’s £70 million pay package on Wednesday, one of the biggest payouts in(...)

 BP reported a first quarter loss of $583 million  against profits of $2.6 billion a year earlier as it continues to suffer from sharply lower oil prices. (Photograph:  Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire)

BP said on Tuesday it could cut capital spending further after reporting an 80 per cent drop in profits in the first quarter of the year, when oil pr(...)

BP’s chief executive Bob Dudley:  BP shareholders voted on April 14 to oppose his  $20 million pay package for 2015, the rare revolt reflecting outrage after the British oil and gas company recorded its biggest annual loss. Photograph: REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett/Files

Chief executives’ outsized pay packages are again coming under scrutiny, following a host of controversial pay awards in recent weeks. A fortnight ago(...)

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