About BP (BP)

Company Description:


BP p.l.c., formerly known as British Petroleum, is a global energy company. It is one of the world's leading integrated oil and gas companies, providing customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemical products used to make everyday items.

Founded in 1909, BP has a rich history, evolving through various mergers and market changes. The company is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.


Main Product(s):


BP is involved in virtually all aspects of the oil and gas industry, including exploration, production, refining, distribution, and marketing. It also invests in renewable energy sources such as wind power and solar technology.


Short History of BP p.l.c.:


  • 1909 – The company was founded as the Anglo-Persian Oil Company.
  • 1954 – Renamed to British Petroleum.
  • 1998 – Amoco merger, becoming BP Amoco plc.
  • 2000 – Rebranded as BP and adopted the tagline “Beyond Petroleum.”
  • 2010 – Deepwater Horizon oil spill, a significant environmental disaster.
  • 2020 – BP announced a major strategic shift towards renewable energy.

Key Executives:

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Murray AuchinclossInterim CEO & Director2.39MN/A1970
Ms. Katherine Anne ThomsonSenior VP of Finance for Production & Operations and Interim CFON/AN/A1968
Mr. Gordon BirrellExecutive Vice President of Production & OperationsN/AN/A1963
Mr. Craig MarshallGroup Head of Investor RelationsN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Eric NitcherExecutive Vice President of LegalN/AN/A1963
Mr. Rahul SaxenaGroup Ethics & Compliance OfficerN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Marco RyanSenior Vice President of Digital Customers & MarketsN/AN/AN/A
Ms. Kerry DryburghExecutive Vice President of People & CultureN/AN/AN/A
Mr. Richard M. HookwayChief Operating Officer of Global Business Services & Information Technology and SystemsN/AN/A1961
Dr. Helmut SchusterAdvisorN/AN/A1961

Trade smart with Robert Lindner

Charts and financial information provided by TradingView, a popular charting & trading platform.

Check out even more advanced features or grab charts for your website.