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CEO

Bernard Looney

CEO Approval Rating

69/100

Founded:

1908

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PublicIndependent CompanyLondon Stock ExchangeBP

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Chevron is a top competitor of BP. Chevron is a Public company that was founded in 1879 in San Ramon, California. Chevron operates in the Oil & Gas Exploration, Production, Sales industry. Compared to BP, Chevron has 15,864 fewer employees.

Exxon Mobil is seen as one of BP's biggest rivals. Exxon Mobil was founded in 1859, and is headquartered in Irving, Texas. Exxon Mobil is in the Oil & Gas Exploration, Production, Sales industry. Exxon Mobil generates $29.5B more revenue vs. BP.

Shell is seen as one of BP's top competitors. Shell was founded in The Hague, Zuid-Holland} in 1907. Shell competes in the Oil & Gas Exploration, Production, Sales industry. Compared to BP, Shell generates $27.1B less revenue.

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BP Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$155B

BP's revenue is the ranked 2nd among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 44B. Over the last four quarters, BP's revenue has decreased by 2.2%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $31B; in Q4 2020, it was $48.1B; in Q3 2020, it was $44.3B; in Q2 2020, BP's revenue was $31.7B.

BP Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Finite Carbon Corporation

Dec 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Finite Carbon is a developer and supplier of forest carbon offsets project financing and development services for landowners.
Fotech Solutions Ltd.

Feb 2020

Source »
undisclosed
Fotech develops AI-integrated fibre optic sensing products for surveillance, reservoir management, pipeline, rail and cable monitoring applications.
Petrocorner Retail Sl.

Jan 2019

Source »
$13.9M
PetroCorner owns and operates as a chain of service stations that offers petrol and diesel.

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US Onshore Oil and Shale Gas Business, BHP Billiton Ltd

Jul 2018

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$10.5B
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Chargemaster Plc

Jun 2018

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$170M
ChargeMaster designs, manufactures and operates electric vehicle charging stations for residential and business sectors.

These are all the companies that BP has acquired. BP has acquired 11 companies and its latest acquisition was Finite Carbon Corporation in Dec 2020. Finite Carbon is a developer and supplier of forest carbon offsets project financing and development services for landowners.

BP Funding History

Since BP was founded in 1908, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total BP has raised $12.0B. BP's funding round was on Jun 2020 for a total of $12.0B

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Debt
Jun 2020
$12B
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Since BP was founded in 1908, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total BP has raised $12.0B. BP's funding round was on Jun 2020 for a total of $12.0B

BP Investments

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AMOUNT

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EXIT DATE

Solidia is a New Jersey-based cement technology company that develops low carbon-based concrete and other related products for the construction industry.
$78M
Apr 28, 2021
Venture Round
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Satelytics is a cloud-based geospatial analytics software that provides spectral imagery and machine learning solutions to monitor methane emissions.
$5M
May 20, 2020
Venture Round
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PowerShare is a manufacturer and supplier of electric charging systems for electronics and automobile sectors.
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Jan 23, 2019
Unattributed
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FreeWire designs and manufactures mobile generators and EV chargers for off-grid applications.
$15M
Dec 03, 2018
Series A
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Xpansiv is an online platform that extracts, interprets and refines real-time commodities production data into insights.
$10M
Sep 05, 2018
Series A
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These are all the companies that BP has invested in. BP has invested 11 companies and its latest investment was Finite Carbon Corporation in Dec 2020. Finite Carbon is a developer and supplier of forest carbon offsets project financing and development services for landowners.

BP News

June 14, 2021North American Windpower

bp, Aker and Statkraft Partner to Develop Offshore Wind in Norwegian North Sea

bp, a British multinational oil and gas company, has joined Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind in a con... See more »
June 14, 2021Natural Gas World

WSJ

BP is targeting a 40% reduction in its oil and gas output over the next decade.... See more »
June 14, 2021Offshore Energy Today

Oil giant BP announces offshore wind bid in Norway

British oil and gas major BP is joining the recently established consortium between Statkraft [...] T... See more »
June 14, 2021MarketScreener

Our latest step in offshore wind

(marketscreener.com) As a new consortium is launched to bid for acreage offshore Norway, we share the... See more »
June 14, 2021MarketScreener

BP joins consortium seeking wind power off Norway

(marketscreener.com) British oil major BP will join Norway's Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind to bid ... See more »
June 14, 2021Talking Retail

BP completes nationwide rollout with Too Good To Go

BP has become the latest forecourt retailer to complete a nationwide rollout with food waste app Too ... See more »
June 11, 2021LNG Industry

bp Singapore and Pavilion Energy sign SPA

The SPA will see approximately 0.8 million tpy of LNG supplied to Singapore for 10 years from 2024.... See more »

BP Press Releases

March 30, 2021Cision Canada

Certarus Enters Agreement with RNG Moovers for the Delivery of Renewable Natural Gas

/CNW/ - Certarus (USA) Ltd. ("Certarus" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce it has entered i... See more »
March 18, 2021Travel PR News

Centreline partners with Air bp for the supply of Sustainable Aviation Fuel from its FBO at Bristol Airport

Bristol based aviation business Centreline AV Limited, has partnered with Air bp to supply Sustainabl... See more »
February 16, 2021StreetInsider

Global energy majors lead pivot to Eavor's geothermal solution with USD$40 million investment

Eavors solution is the worlds first truly scalable form of clean dispatchable powerThis investment wi... See more »
February 9, 2021GlobalNewswire

Pointer by PowerFleet MX and Edenred Announce Strategic Alliance in Mexico

Industry Leaders Join Forces to Offer Comprehensive Solution for Fleet Managers to Optimize and Strea... See more »
January 29, 2021WebWire

bp completes entry into offshore wind, with strategic partner Equinor

bp and Equinor today completed the formation of their strategic US offshore wind partnership. This in... See more »
January 25, 2021WebProNews

BP Pivots to Renewables, Slashes Oil Exploration

WebProNews BP Pivots to Renewables, Slashes Oil Exploration BP has reduced its oil exploration to 100... See more »
January 19, 2021Oil and Gas Press

Non-executive director resigns at BP

In accordance with paragraph 9.6.11 of the UK Listing Rules, BP plc ("bp") today announced that Dame ... See more »

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BP plc (LON: BP) is an integrated oil and gas company. It was founded in 1908 and headquartered in London, England with 84,500 employees. It is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. It explores for and produces oil and natura...

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BP's CEO, Bernard Looney, currently has an approval rating of 69%. BP's primary competitors are Chevron, Exxon Mobil & Shell.

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bp.com

Frequently Asked Questions about BP

  1. When was BP founded?

    BP was founded in 1908
  2. Who is BP's CEO?

    BP's CEO is Bernard Looney
  3. How much revenue does BP generate?

    BP generates $155B in revenue
  4. How much funding does BP have?

    BP has historically raised $12B in funding
  5. Where is BP's headquarters?

    BP's headquarters is in London England, GB
  1. How many employees does BP have?

    BP has 63,600 employees
  2. What sector does BP operate in?

    BP is in Oil & Gas Exploration, Production, Sales
  3. Who are BP's competitors?

    BP's top competitors are Chevron, Exxon Mobil, Shell
  4. Who has BP invested in?

    BP's has invested in companies such as Solidia, Satelytics, PowerShare