Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#BP

# bp - This year 2022

Oil giant BP triples its profits to $9.3 billion on last year despite exit from Russia
# Energy
# Energy

Oil giant BP triples its profits to $9.3 billion on last year despite exit from Russia

Aug 2nd 2022, 8:43 AM 19,287 Views 32 Comments

BP is the latest energy firm to post bumper earnings as oil and gas prices have soared following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

# bp - All time

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool
# Standings
From The42
# Standings

Munster already chasing as Leinster take control of European pool

Dec 14th 2020, 6:00 AM 19,818 Views 40 Comments

Three of the Irish provinces are already playing catch up in the new Champions Cup format.

Scotland's big win underlines importance of bonus-point victory for Ireland
# Pool A
From The42
# Pool A

Scotland's big win underlines importance of bonus-point victory for Ireland

Oct 9th 2019, 12:19 PM 17,796 Views 49 Comments

Joe Schmidt’s side still have it in their control to secure a quarter-final.

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster
# Gulf Of Mexico
# Gulf Of Mexico

BP boss "a little saddened" by movie about Deepwater Horizon disaster

Oct 11th 2016, 7:45 PM 21,480 Views 14 Comments

The explosive Hollywood movie looked at the disaster which killed 11 men in 2010.

BP is still fighting penalties over the worst oil spill in US history
# Not So Slick
# Not So Slick

BP is still fighting penalties over the worst oil spill in US history

Feb 20th 2015, 1:30 PM 12,522 Views 22 Comments

The company could be fined up to $13.7 billion for the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

Cheap oil is wreaking havoc with the best-laid plans of all these companies
# Taking A Drilling
# Taking A Drilling

Cheap oil is wreaking havoc with the best-laid plans of all these companies

Jan 15th 2015, 5:07 PM 22,494 Views 37 Comments

Everyone’s re-setting the dial as commodity prices go through the floor.

Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths
# Algeria
# Algeria

Algeria: Details sought on missing hostages as Britain confirms deaths

Jan 20th 2013, 9:21 AM 4,224 Views 2 Comments

British prime minister David Cameron has confirmed that three Britons are dead and another three are presumed dead as other governments scramble for information on their citizens.

Cameron warns of ‘bad news ahead’ as he cancels EU speech over Algeria crisis
# Hostage Crisis
# Hostage Crisis

Cameron warns of ‘bad news ahead’ as he cancels EU speech over Algeria crisis

Jan 17th 2013, 8:25 PM 10,345 Views 23 Comments

The cancellation comes as the hostage crisis in Algeria continues.

The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix… now with added ice hockey humiliation

Jan 16th 2013, 7:50 PM 10,463 Views 8 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

Irish citizen among oil-workers kidnapped from BP plant in Algeria
# Algeria
# Algeria

Irish citizen among oil-workers kidnapped from BP plant in Algeria

Jan 16th 2013, 11:55 AM 7,502 Views 19 Comments

The Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore has called for the immediate release of an Irish citizen reportedly among those kidnapped from a BP oil field in the south of Algeria.

Transocean fined $1.4 billion over Deepwater Horizon
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Transocean fined $1.4 billion over Deepwater Horizon

Jan 3rd 2013, 10:14 PM 7,434 Views 15 Comments

The Swiss-based company will pay a mix of criminal penalties and civil fines after settling with the US Government.

BP agrees €3.52 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

BP agrees €3.52 billion settlement over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Nov 15th 2012, 6:09 PM 3,420 Views 9 Comments

The settlement includes about €1 billion in criminal fines – the biggest criminal penalty in US history.

BP confirms advanced talks with Russia's state controlled oil company
# Oil
# Oil

BP confirms advanced talks with Russia's state controlled oil company

Oct 22nd 2012, 11:39 AM 2,433 Views 7 Comments

The new $30 billion deal would put an end to recent disputes between BP and its partners

Former BP worker arrested for allegedly deleting iPhone evidence
# Deepwater Horizon
# Deepwater Horizon

Former BP worker arrested for allegedly deleting iPhone evidence

Apr 25th 2012, 8:49 AM 2,651 Views 6 Comments

Engineer who worked on the Deepwater Horizon disaster has been accused of deleting messages relating to

BP agrees $7.8bn compensation for Gulf of Mexico oil spill
# Deepwater Horizon
# Deepwater Horizon

BP agrees $7.8bn compensation for Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Mar 3rd 2012, 10:45 AM 986 Views 6 Comments

The company will make settlements with more than 100,000 people hit by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster.

BP reports gains despite payments after Gulf spill
# BP
# BP

BP reports gains despite payments after Gulf spill

Feb 7th 2012, 12:46 PM 795 Views 2 Comments

The company reports that it has raised its quarterly dividend by 14 per cent, even after making payments to compensate for the disastrous oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

What brands register with a five-year-old?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

What brands register with a five-year-old?

Jan 31st 2012, 9:37 AM 4,483 Views 4 Comments

Jaguar, Puma and Greyhound lose out and unsurprisingly Disney and McDonald’s are in.

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill
# Oil
# Oil

Drilling thrives 18 months after BP oil spill

Dec 31st 2011, 7:00 PM 3,140 Views 8 Comments

The first new drilling began in the region in March of this year – and is thriving even after the disastrous BP oil spill.

BP sees huge Q3 profits, announces 'turning point'
# BP
# BP

BP sees huge Q3 profits, announces 'turning point'

Oct 25th 2011, 3:05 PM 85 Views 0 Comments

The oil giant’s chief executive has said Q3 results mark a turnaround from the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

$4 billion paid to BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

$4 billion paid to BP over Gulf of Mexico oil spill

Oct 17th 2011, 11:49 AM 473 Views 2 Comments

Anadarko Petroleum Co has agreed to pay $4 billion to BP PLC as part of a settlement related to last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP's Moscow office searched by bailiffs in shareholder's lawsuit
# Russia
# Russia

BP's Moscow office searched by bailiffs in shareholder's lawsuit

Aug 31st 2011, 1:24 PM 148 Views 0 Comments

A minority shareholder in BP says the company allowed an Arctic exploration to fall through – and has sent the bailiffs in.

BP accidentally shoots polar bear then watches it die in Alaska
# BP
# BP

BP accidentally shoots polar bear then watches it die in Alaska

Aug 27th 2011, 6:05 PM 1,079 Views 29 Comments

It’s a setback for the oil company attempting to rebuild its reputation after the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP faces protests at shareholder meeting
Live Apr 14th 2011, 10:48 AM

BP faces protests at shareholder meeting

Oil price jumps on back of Libyan protests
# Oil
# Oil

Oil price jumps on back of Libyan protests

Feb 21st 2011, 12:30 PM 608 Views 0 Comments

Unrest and protests in Libya are forcing oil prices to rise today as international oil companies prepare to evacuate their expat staff from Libyan operations.

UK govt did 'all it could' to release Lockerbie bomber: report
# Lockerbie
# Lockerbie

UK govt did 'all it could' to release Lockerbie bomber: report

Feb 7th 2011, 6:05 PM 811 Views 0 Comments

Britain’s previous Labour government did “all it could” to help facilitate the release of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, according to a new report.

BP sign deal with Russia to drill in the Arctic
# Fossil Fuels
From Business ETC
# Fossil Fuels

BP sign deal with Russia to drill in the Arctic

Jan 15th 2011, 11:59 AM 478 Views 0 Comments

BP has teamed up with Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft to explore for natural gas and oil off the Siberian coast.

Better management would “almost certainly” have stopped BP oil spill
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

Better management would “almost certainly” have stopped BP oil spill

Jan 7th 2011, 7:21 AM 365 Views 0 Comments

The US presidential commission investigating the BP oil spill finds that lax controls and cost-cutting were the chief culprits.

BP Gulf oil spill blamed on bad management
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

BP Gulf oil spill blamed on bad management

Jan 6th 2011, 11:03 AM 499 Views 0 Comments

US National Commission investigating April’s Deepwater Horizon rig explosion heavily criticises the companies involved in the rig.

BP knew cement used on Deepwater Horizon well was faulty
# USA
# USA

BP knew cement used on Deepwater Horizon well was faulty

Oct 29th 2010, 10:04 AM 229 Views 0 Comments

Investigators say BP and the company which produced supplied the cement knew that the compound was unstable and could be vulnerable before the rig blew up.

Gulf oil spill well declared 'dead' by BP
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Gulf oil spill well declared 'dead' by BP

Sep 20th 2010, 2:11 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

Oil giant sees share price rise after announcement.

BP leak ready to be sealed permanently
# Gulf Spill
# Gulf Spill

BP leak ready to be sealed permanently

Sep 18th 2010, 9:31 AM 465 Views 0 Comments

After five months, the leak into the Gulf of Mexico could at last stop today.

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina
# Hurricane Katrina
# Hurricane Katrina

Obama laments “man-made catastrophe” of Hurricane Katrina

Aug 30th 2010, 9:36 AM 311 Views 0 Comments

President tells New Orleans that the legacy of Katrina must be one “of action” but stops short of admonishing BP.

Brad Pitt says he backs death penalty for BP execs
# BP Oil Spill
From The Daily Edge
# BP Oil Spill

Brad Pitt says he backs death penalty for BP execs

Aug 23rd 2010, 4:49 PM 331 Views 0 Comments

The actor says he’s never supported capital punishment – but would make an exception for the oil executives.

BP agrees to pay record fine for 2005 refinery explosion
# BP
# BP

BP agrees to pay record fine for 2005 refinery explosion

Aug 13th 2010, 11:54 AM 234 Views 0 Comments

But the €39.3m it’s paying won’t come close to matching the fines it’ll have for the Gulf oil leak.

It’s over! 106 days on, BP plugs the oil well
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

It’s over! 106 days on, BP plugs the oil well

Aug 4th 2010, 2:35 PM 276 Views 0 Comments

Almost. The ‘static kill’ of heavy mud worked: now it just needs cement.

US investigation into al-Megrahi release postponed
# Lockerbie
# Lockerbie

US investigation into al-Megrahi release postponed

Jul 28th 2010, 6:29 PM 149 Views 0 Comments

Delay due to lack of crucial witnesses.

Hayward stands down, but won't be out of pocket
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

Hayward stands down, but won't be out of pocket

Jul 27th 2010, 3:01 PM 125 Views 0 Comments

BP confirms Hayward’s departure, and pays him a tidy sum to do so.

Hayward will leave BP – with a £10.8m pension pot
# BP Oil Spill
# BP Oil Spill

Hayward will leave BP – with a £10.8m pension pot

Jul 26th 2010, 10:01 AM 242 Views 0 Comments

Embattled CEO will be replaced by the man leading the Gulf clean-up.

Passing the stress tests, more mortgage rate hikes, and how Joyce said "I'm alive" seconds before he was stabbed
# Paperround
# Paperround

Passing the stress tests, more mortgage rate hikes, and how Joyce said "I'm alive" seconds before he was stabbed

Jul 24th 2010, 9:41 AM 123 Views 0 Comments

Paperround: Our guide to the pick of the Saturday press.

1 2