BP is of one of the world’s largest energy companies with well-established operations in the UK and the rest of Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australasia, Africa and Russia. We operate or market our products in more than 70 countries, providing our customers with fuel for transportation energy for heating and light, retail services and petrochemicals products for everyday items. We employ around 80,000 staff worldwide.
Our main activities are the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; refining, marketing, supply and transportation; and manufacture and marketing of petrochemicals (all brought together in two segments: Upstream and Downstream). BP’s activities in low carbon energy are managed through our Alternative energy business, with focus on biofuels and wind energy.
We are putting in place strong foundations to make BP a safer, more trusted and more valuable company. As part of this process, we have five values that express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an organisation: safety, respect, courage, excellence and one team.
We care deeply about how we deliver energy to the world and above everything, that starts with safety and excellence in our operations. This is fundamental to our success. Our approach is built on respect, being consistent and having the courage to do the right thing. We believe success comes from the energy of our people. We have a determination to learn and to do things better. We depend upon developing and deploying the best technology, and building long-lasting relationships. We are committed to making a real difference in providing the energy the world needs today, and in the changing world of tomorrow. We work as one team. We are BP.