BP is one of the world's leading oil companies on the basis of market capitalisation and proved reserves. It operates globally, with business activities and customers in more than 100 countries and approximately 94,000 employees. BP has exploration and production interests in 29 countries. Its business is about finding, producing and marketing the natural energy resources on which the modern world depends.
After more than 40 years in Malaysia, BP has diversified its business activities to become a major player in the petrochemical sector producing Ethylene/ Polyethylene and Acetic Acid as well as Purified Terephthalic Acid. BP's solar power technologies are also making an impact in rural areas. BP also produces and markets lubricant products under the Castrol, BP and Duckhams brands which are produced and blended at our local production facility.
BP's total investments including partner shares amount to US$1.5 billion, making it one of the largest British investors in Malaysia and employs over 700 people, with a further 500 JV employees.
BP remains committed to act responsibly and ethically. We run community programmes such as Student Mentoring, Biodiversity Conservation, Ma'Daerah Turtle Sanctuary, the first turtle sanctuary in Malaysia and Climate Change Initiatives. As Chairman of the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce, the head of BP Companies in Malaysia supports and leads a forum for the interchange of business views and experiences, as well promoting and fostering trade services and investment between Britain and Malaysia.