Posts tagged: BP

Weekend review: BP and, er, that's it...

Monday, 18 September 2023, 12:59 pm

There weren't too many deal stories in the British Sunday newspaper sections this weekend but there was one piece that caught little old Betaville's eye in the Saturday business section of The Times.

Emma Powell, who writes the Tempus column in the The Times, suggested BP, which last week saw its chief executive Bernard Looney step down amid allegations, could now be vulnerable to a takeover bid. Below is a link to her piece:..


Deals, Deals, Deals ... in a bear market - Part 30

Tuesday, 18 October 2022, 5:30 pm

The bear market rolls on but the takeover deals keep on coming.

Yesterday, for example, FTSE 100 oil giant BP announced it is buying US-listed biogas company Archaea Energy for $4.1 billion as it looks to diversify more into the green energy space.

Now, I realise many readers will have noticed this deal during yesterday's session but just in case it passed you by I have pasted the link below:..


Sunday review: BP, Ultra Electronics and Boohoo

Sunday, 27 February 2022, 7:52 pm

The Mail on Sunday's business section splash was rather well timed.

Luke Barr and Francesca Washtell, two hard working young Mail hacks, ran a piece about how BP had come under fire from all quarters about its 20pc holding in Russian oil group Rosneft. Then several hours later the FTSE 100 oil giant announced its going to sell its whole stake in the business. Below is a link to Barr and Washtell's piece:..


The resigners... - Part 3

Friday, 4 October 2019, 7:32 am

Betaville counts five this week. That's five bosses of Britain's top companies that have announced their departures or resginations, including this morning's news about the retirement of Bob Dudley, chief executive of FTSE 100-listed giant BP.

Below is the link:..


Tags: BP, Bob Dudley