Articles Tagged "NYSE:BP"

Russia’s Rosneft Makes Major Oil Deal with BP

The CEO of Rosneft (LSE:ROSN) may be under sanctions, but that hasn't stopped BP (NYSE:BP) from making a major oil supply deal with the Russia based company, Reuters reported today. Rosneft stands to receive about $1.5 billion in pre-payments from the deal, which follows a previous shale exploration deal between the two companies, according to Reuters.

Coal Use at Highest Level Since 1970

Writing for Oilprice.com, Nick Cunningham pointed out that the amount of coal burned in 2013 was enough to meet 30.1 percent of the world's energy demand, the highest percentage in over 40 years. The author cited statistics from BP's (NYSE:BP) Statistical Review of World Energy.