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BP has increased its shareholding in the UK-based solar energy firm Lightsource BP, creating a simplified 50:50 joint venture structure. The oil major returned to the solar market by acquiring 43% of Lightsource in December 2017, which was subsequently rebranded to Lightsource BP. BP yesterday announced that...

BP’s profits in the third quarter took a significant hit after taking a one-off US$2.6 billion charge linked to asset sales, however outgoing chief executive Bob Dudley said underlying cash flow and earnings remained strong in the period. The $2.6 billion charge resulted in a $700...

BP is on the brink of a new era after long-standing chief executive Bob Dudley announced he would be stepping down from the role, to be replaced by the oil major’s current head of exploration and production Bernard Looney. Since taking the top job in the...

Peak oil demand will arrive in 2036 according to energy consultant Wood Mackenzie, with electric vehicles and autonomous vehicles set to rapidly alter the world’s transportation sector. Speaking to the Financial Times, Wood Mackenzie’s head of crude oil research Ed Rawle said: “Autonomous electric vehicles or...