Major oil companies withdrawing from Southern Africa

BP is no longer trading in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Namibia, Swaziland, Lesotho, Botswana or Malawi.

In some of these countries had a BP presence for almost a century. Were all these BP associate companies suddenly unprofitable or was … Read the rest

Sanctions against Russia would affect Exxon and BP

The U.S. and European Union are poised to halt billions of dollars in oil exploration in Russia by the world’s largest energy companies in sanctions that would cut deeper than previously disclosed.

The new sanctions over Ukraine would prohibit U.S. … Read the rest

BP, Siemens, Renault face downturn on EU sanctions

BP Plc (BP/), Siemens AG (SIE) and Renault SA (RNO) are among European companies preparing for a downward turn in their Russian business following the European Union’s decision to impose its widest-ranging sanctions yet over President Vladimir Putin’s involvement in … Read the rest

First US commercial drone licence to BP

Authorization comes as FAA moves to integrate commercial drones into American skies

The Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday it has granted oil giant BP the first-ever approval to fly drones for commercial purposes over U.S. land.

Manufactured by AeroVironment, the … Read the rest

Did Mandela’s friend supply chemical weapons to Syrian rebels?

by Terry Crawford-Browne

REPORTS from Syria by Jordanian journalists allege that it was Prince Bandar bin Sultan of Saudi Arabia who distributed those chemical weapons to the Syrian rebels.( Here he is shown with that other unrepentant terrorist)

If … Read the rest