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Fact Sheet for BP plc

Name: BP plc
Industry: Oil & Gas
Nationality: United Kingdom
Contact Address: 1 St. James's Square London, SW1Y 4PD United Kingdom Tel: +44-20-7496-4000 Fax: +44-20-7496-4234
General: BP plc (BP) is a holding company. The Company operates through three business segments: Exploration and Production, Refining and Marketing and Gas, Power and Renewables.BP has operations in Europe, the United States, Canada, Russia, 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, transportation 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 (LNG); natural gas liquids (NGLs), and low-carbon power generation through its Alternative Energy business.
Leaders/Mgmt: Peter Sutherland (Chairman)Tony Hayward
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BP (BP) Trading Near $46.83 Support Level [Published - Apr 15 2014]
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BP (BP) Showing Bullish Technicals [Published - Apr 17 2014]
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