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1 St James's Square

London, SW1Y 4PD

United Kingdom

Phone: 44 20 7496 4000

Fax: 44 20 7496 4630

P has 100% interests in two deepwater PSAs: West Aru I and II. The PSAs are located 200 kilometers west of the Aru island group. In addition, it owns a 32% interest in the Chevron-operated West Papua I and Ill PSAs, located 120 kilometers to the south of its Tangguh LNG plant (BP 37.16% and operator). Strategy The company’s strategy is to invest to grow long-term value by continuing to build a portfolio of material, enduring positions in the world’s key hydrocarbon basins. Its strategy is enabled by a continued focus on safety and the systematic management of risk; a simpler, more focused portfolio with strengthened incumbent positions and reduced operating complexity; playing to its strengths – exploration, deep water, giant fields and gas value chains; an execution model that drives improvement in efficiency and reliability – through both operations and investment; a bias to oil with selective gas value chains focusing on where the company has strong core positions, could play in premium growth markets or bring advantaged technology to bear; and strong relationships built on mutual advantage, deep knowledge of the basins in which it operates, and technology. DOWNSTREAM This segment’s activities include the refining, manufacturing, marketing, transportation, and supply and trading of crude oil, petroleum, petrochemicals products and related services to wholesale and retail customers. This segment is the product and service-led arm of the company, focused on fuels, lubricants and petrochemicals. The company has operations in Europe, North America, and Asia, and also manufactures and markets its products across Australasia, southern Africa, and Central and South America. This segment comprises three businesses: Fuels: Fuels value chains (FVCs), including refineries, fuels marketing businesses and global oil supply and trading activities. The company sells refined petroleum products, including gasoline, diesel, aviation fuel, and LPG. Lubricants: Manufactures and markets lubricants and related products and services globally, adding value through brand, technology and relationships, such as collaboration with original equipment manufacturing partners. Petrochemicals: Manufactures products at locations around the world, using proprietary BP technology. These products are then used by others to make vital consumer products, such as paint, plastic bottles, and textiles. The company has operations in Europe, North America and Asia, and also manufactures and markets its products across Australasia, Southern Africa, and Central and South America. Fuels Business Refining: As of December 31, 2013, the company owned or had a share in 14 refineries producing refined petroleum products that it supplies to retail and commercial customers. Logistics and Marketing Downstream of the company’s refineries, it operates an advantaged infrastructure and logistics network, which includes pipelines, storage terminals and road or rail tankers, where it seeks to drive excellence in operational and transactional processes, and deliver compelling customer offers in the various markets in which the company operates. The company blends and markets biofuels in its FVCs, approximately 6.5 billion litres of biofuels were blended into finished product in 2013, mainly in Europe and the U.S. The company supplies fuel and related convenience services to retail consumers through company-owned and franchised retail sites, as well as other channels, including wholesalers and jobbers. In addition, it supplies commercial customers within the transport and industrial sectors. Aviation The company’s global aviation business, Air BP, is an aviation fuel supplier, serving various major commercial airlines, as well as the general aviation sectors. It has marketing sales in approximately 465,000 barrels per day. LPG The company would retain focus on LPG when it is integrated in refinery operations and autogas sectors to optimize refinery and retail operations. Lubricants Business The company’s lubricants business manufactures and markets lubricants and related products and services to the automotive, industrial


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