initially announced plans to sell the Fabrics and Fibers unit in 2000 but this plan was put on hold due to adverse economic conditions.
Polymers, Inc., Naperville, IL; (877) 701-2726;
Foseco was put up for sale after BP Amoco
acquired UK rival Burma Castrol in July last year for pounds 3 billion.
Five engineering firms have been awarded a contract by Alaska's three oil and gas producers -- BP Amoco
PLC, ExxonMobil and Phillips Petrolium -- to study a multibillion-dollar, 2,900-kilometer (1,798 mile) natural gas pipeline running from Alberta to Chicago.
The British oil giant BP Amoco
has announced that in accordance with a decision approved at its AGM on April 19, it is to drop the second part of its name and will in future be known simply as BP.
OIL giant BP Amoco
will face drivers' fury today when it reports a pounds 1million-per-hour profit days after raising its petrol prices.
said Thursday it has agreed with a Malaysian subsidiary of the BP Amoco
PLC-led oil group on long-term purchases of acetic acid, which is used in polyester fibers.
The British petroleum giant BP Amoco
has unveiled an alliance with the American investment fund First Reserve to "stimulate the development of new technologies in the energy sector.
, Exxon Mobil, and Royal/Dutch Shell have all drawn up plans for chains of gas stations.
In addition, Amoco (now part of BP Amoco
) was to have a 700 MCF/day gas treatment plant, a 100 km pipeline and other facilities built.
Environmental Protection Agency finalized an agreement with BP Amoco
last month to resolve Clean Air Act violations at eight refineries owned by BP Amoco
and Arco (recently acquired by BP).
Strong gains in oil and telecoms stocks helped lift the FTSE 100, along with a healthy debut for newly merged Glaxo SmithKline, which is now ranked as the second largest company in the index, behind Vodafone and ahead of BP Amoco