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BP

1. On drawings, abbr. for blueprint.
2. On drawings, abbr. for baseplate.
3. On drawings, abbr. for bearing pile.
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Browne's bold idea to rebrand BP with the Beyond Petroleum identity in 2001 was piqued by concerns that oil firms were being marginalised.
Beyond Petroleum is a great idea but like all great ideas it needs to be translated into policy and driven by governments who must actively encourage the development of alternative fuels.
Venezuela's long fall predates the current government, beginning two decades ago when the country failed to diversify its economy beyond petroleum, experts say.
But will it lead the world in a sustainable energy revolution, truly moving beyond petroleum, or will it be content to profit from the exploitation of an increasingly taxed planet while draping itself in green?
In a world where energy will always be needed, BP is moving Beyond Petroleum to meet that need.
While Beyond Petroleum conjures up images of renewable energy, BP says it means `being a global leader in producing the cleanest burning fossil fuel: natural gas'.
Jason Mark, of the Union of Concerned Scientists, declared that it is time for Detroit to "move beyond pistons, beyond petroleum and beyond pollution.
Its purpose is to stimulate investment in a comprehensive multi-decade strategy to get a thorough industrialisation of the country so that, in parallel with the growth targets of SA and SABIC, the SAICC will go beyond petroleum, chemicals, plastics-based and car-making industries as far as it will cover other knowledge-based elements which will make Saudi Arabia developed to the level of OECD states.
State oil and gas company PT Pertamina finally was declared winner of a tender to acquire 46% stake worth S$280 million in Offshore North West Java Block (ONWJ) block from Beyond Petroleum West Java Ltd PT Pertamina will wholly take over the role of BP in the block both as a shareholder and as the operator, Pertamina President Karen Agustiawan said after the signing of the sales and purchase agreement in June.
John Mumford, head of BP UK, received the award in last week's New Year's Honours list after heading the Beyond Petroleum publicity drive to change the image of the oil multinational.
Beyond Petroleum is one of the world's biggest energy companies, and has invested in alternative energy sources like solar for the past two decades.