Tag: BERNARD LOONEY

BP wipes up to $17.5 billion from assets with bleaker oil outlook

BP will write off up to $17.5 billion from the value of its assets after cutting its long-term oil and gas price forecasts, betting the COVID-19 crisis will cast a lasting chill on energy demand and accelerate a shift away from fossil fuels

Oil major BP to cut 15% of workforce

BP announced it will cut about 15% of its workforce in response to the coronavirus crisis and as part of Chief Executive Bernard Looney’s plan to shift the oil and gas major to renewable energy

BP announces quarterly loss as oil prices crash

The British giant said it slumped into a u$s4.4-billion net loss in the first quarter as the coronavirus pandemic crushed demand for oil. “Our industry has been hit by supply and demand shocks on a scale never seen before,” BP’s CEO stated

BP cuts spend by quarter as virus slashes oil demand

British energy giant slashed its planned spending for 2020 by one quarter and announced a 1.0-billion dollars hit from collapsing oil prices as the coronavirus outbreak destroys demand