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BP plc

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BP 2017 Statistical Review of World Energy shows long-term shifts underway 15 June 2017

The 2017 edition of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy, published on June 13,  Data in the Review clearly demonstrate the long-term transitions now underway in the markets, with a shift to slower growth in global energy demand, demand moving strongly towards the fast-growing developing economies of Asia, and a marked shift towards lower carbon fuels and renewables as coal use falls....

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BP reports Alaska oil spill 18 April 2017

BP said on April 17 that a leak at a facility on Alaska's North Slope had been brought under control. A BP spokesman said details of what caused the loss of control or the amounts of oil and gas concerned were not available. The oil producer had retained well control specialists from Halliburton to kill the well, the spokesman said. ...

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BP sells Forties North Sea pipeline to Ineos 04 April 2017

Chemicals and energy giant Ineos has struck a deal to acquire the Forties Pipeline System in the North Sea from BP for US$250m. The pipeline transports about 450,000 barrels of oil per day on average - about 40% of UK production. It is one of the oldest in the sector, having started operating in the Forties field in 1975....

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Hazardex 2017 Conference: What does good look like - Knowledge and competence in high hazard industries 03 November 2016

Building on an earlier joint paper by the authors and using the ongoing case study from it, a practical view of investigation as a process and an activity will be provided.  Investigation can be a very challenging activity for many people, whether they are leading or just occasional team members.  The actual impact (recommendations and implementation) can be disappointing after all that effort, too....

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BP says Deepwater Horizon movie “not an accurate portrayal of events” 04 October 2016

BP has criticised the new "Deepwater Horizon" film as being an inaccurate Hollywood dramatisation of the oil rig disaster in the Gulf of Mexico in April 2010, which killed eleven workers and saw millions of barrels of oil pollute the shorelines of several US states for a number of months in the worst offshore oil disaster in US history....

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BP's Clair oil platform shut down after leak 03 October 2016

BP has shut down its Clair oil platform in the North Atlantic after a significant oil leak was reported on October 2. The company said about 95 tonnes had been released into the sea and that the slick was being monitored by aircraft which reported it being carried in a northerly direction away from land. BP said: “The release was stopped within an hour once the issue had been identified and Clair production was taken offline.”...

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Fishing vessel that sank off Shetland narrowly missed BP gas pipeline 27 July 2016

A report by the UK Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) established that the Lerwick-registered creel boat Majestic, which foundered 8km off the island of Yell in the Shetlands on 21 January 2016, ended up on the seabed only two metres from a major gas pipeline. The crew of the vessel were rescued by another nearby fishing vessel....

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BP puts final cost of Deepwater Horizon liabilities at $61.6 billion 15 July 2016

BP announced on July 14 that following significant progress in resolving outstanding claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon accident and oil spill, it can now reliably estimate all of its remaining material liabilities in connection with the incident. Taking into account this estimate together with other positive tax adjustments, BP expects to take an after-tax non-operating charge of around $2.5 billion in its second quarter 2016 results. ...

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Large fire and explosion damage Mississippi gas plant 29 June 2016

Late on June 27 a large fire broke out after an explosion at the Enterprise Gas Processing LLC natural gas plant in Pascagoula, Mississippi. Two workers were on duty in a safe room at the time of the incident and escaped injury, according to local officials. The plant was recently sold to minority owner Enterprise Products Partner by former majority owner BP....

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PSA finds “serious” regulatory violations at BP facilities in Norwegian sector of North Sea 09 June 2016

Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has issued orders to BP covering its ageing facilities on the Ula and Valhall fields in the North Sea. According to the order, BP must systematically review and map all areas and systems in respect of materials handling, and assess fulfilment of the requirements relating to prudent materials handling for both fields....

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