: BP plc
) is a holding company. The Company operates through three business segments: Exploration and Production, Refining and Marketing
and Gas, Power and Renewables.BP
, the United States
, South America
, Australasia, Asia
and parts of Africa
. In August 2006, it acquired Greenlight Enery, Inc.
Exploration and Production's activities include oil and natural gas
exploration, development and production (upstream activities), together with related pipeline
and processing activities (midstream activities).
The activities of Refining and Marketing
include oil supply and trading and the manufacture and marketing of petroleum
products, including aromatics and acetyls, as well as refining and marketing.
Gas, Power and Renewables activities include marketing and trading of gas and power; marketing of liquefied natural gas
); natural gas
liquids (NGLs), and low-carbon
power generation through its Alternative Energy