BP is one of the world's seven "supermajor" oil and gas companies. It is a British multinational company, headquartered in London, England, whose performance in 2012 made it the world's sixth-largest oil and gas company, the sixth-largest energy company by market capitalization and the company with the world's fifth-largest revenue (turnover). It is a vertically integrated company operating in all areas of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has renewable energy interests in biofuels and wind power.
As of 31 December 2015, BP has operations in more than 70 countries, produces around 3.3 million barrels per day (520,000 m3/d) of oil equivalent, and has total proved reserves of 17.18 billion barrels (2.731×109 m3) of oil equivalent. The company has around 17,200 service stations worldwide, including 7,000 in the U.S.
BP is the fifth-largest energy company by market capitalization, fifth-largest company in the world measured by 2012 revenues, and the sixth largest oil and gas company measured by 2012 production.
In 2015, the company's revenue was US$225.982 billion, operating loss was $9.571 billion and net loss was $6.400 billion. As of 2015, 79,800 people employed by the company worldwide.