The BP in BP gas stations stands for British Petroleum. The company's history dates back to 1921, although its name has changed its multiple times along the way.Continue Reading
After acquiring Amoco in 1998, the company changed its name to BP Amoco. Prior to the acquisition, the company was widely known as British Petroleum Company Limited.
The company was involved in the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. Almost five million barrels escaped into the ocean, making it the largest spill in history. BP paid billions of dollars in fines and damages. The company also plead guilty to 14 criminal charges.Learn more about Corporations
Details of the BP settlement with the government and five Gulf States include $18.7 billion in restitution to settle all federal and state claims across 18 years, with $5.5 billion of it in civil penalties and $7.1 billion for damage to natural resources, notes the BP website. This does not include settlements from individual businesses, which are estimated to be slightly more than $2 billion.Full Answer >
To find a local BP gas station, visit MyBPStation.com and input the requested information into the search application. In the Find a BP Station box on the main webpage, enter the ZIP code, and then click Find Station.Full Answer >
Online Credit Center has an application form that gathers identifying and financial information from BP gas card applicants. With this application you can apply for either the BP Visa Signature Credit Card, the BP Visa Card or the BP Credit Card, according to Online Credit Center.Full Answer >
As of 2014, Walmart, Kroger and Sam’s Club directly own the highest number of gas stations in the United States. However, most gas stations in the United States are owned by independent operators, according to the National Association of Convenience Stores.Full Answer >