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Emily Dix

Case Study - An Energy TNC

BP is the largest UK-owned transnational corporation. They are responsible for the exploring, producing,
refining, transporting and marketing of gas, oil, power and renewables across six continents. In 2006
BP's annual income was $26,172 million. BP is also associated with many…

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Emily Dix

Exploration and Production
When searching for new oil reserves, expert geologists use the latest technology to survey the land and
detect oil or gas. One method of seismic exploration can be seen
in figure 1. In 2005, BP has exploration projects active in 26
countries worldwide. As the…

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Emily Dix

Recently BP has begun to invest money into new ways of supplying their customers with energy.
Alternatives include solar and wind power. Biofuels are also becoming increasingly popular as BP aims to
reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere. BP has also looked at ways of making the production…


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