Top 10 Companies in Europe 2015

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3 BP OIL AND GAS


TYPE: Public Limited Company

Former Name: British Petroleum

Industry Served: Oil and Gas

Predecessors: Castrol, Standard oil of Ohio, Arco, Amoco

Founded in: 2001 as BP PLC

Head-quartered in: London, United Kingdom

Area Served: Globally

CEO: Bob Dudley

Products specialised in: petroleum, aviation fuel, automobile fuel, Natural gas

Key Information:

  • It is also one of the six “Super major” oil and gas giants
  • It is world’s sixth largest oil and gas company, Sixth largest energy related company by market cap and also world’s fifth largest company by turnover(revenue)
  • It is also a company having interest in renewable energy sources like bio fuel and wind power
  • It operates almost in 80 countries globally, producing about 3.2 million barrels of oil per day
  • It is the first oil and gas company to explore oil rig in North SEA
  • It owns about19.75% stake in the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas company Rosneft, Russia


REVENUE

325.9 BILLION EURO

PROFIT

3.63 BILLION EURO

MARKET CAP

82.9 BILLION USD

NUMBER OF EMPLOYEES

84500