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How can one locate nearby BP gas stations?

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The most reliable way of finding nearby BP stations is through the company website, which links to locators for several countries. The BP station locator for the United States is on the website, as well.

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As of 2015, BP has petroleum stations in 14 countries, including Australia, France, Germany, Greece, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States, along with numerous others. BP's largest division is BP America, which is located in the United States. In the United States alone, BP has approximately 7,500 stations and employs over 18,000 workers.

Beyond the sale of petroleum at the consumer level, BP operates in over 80 countries worldwide, as of 2013, producing an average of 3.2 million barrels of oil or energy equivalent daily. BP is a British company headquartered in London, England, and it is the sixth-largest oil and gas company, the sixth-largest company in terms of market capitalization, and the company with the fifth-largest revenue, as measured in 2012.

BP has been involved in numerous environmental and safety incidents, the most recent and severe of which was the Deepwater Horizon oil spill of 2010. Consequently, BP is responsible for over $40 billion, as well as a potential addendum of $16 billion for the Clean Water Act. As of January 2015, legal proceedings regarding this matter are still in progress.

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