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    Report: 2,100 gallons of gas stolen from Indiana BP station... all at once
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    To steal 2,100 gallons of gasoline, you'll need a really big tank and story that's at least somewhat believable. Someone in Hammond, Indiana apparently had both. A clerk at a Hammond BP station says a tanker driver's story about checking the station's tank levels sounded legit, especially ...

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    Recalls: Unusual Recall Of The Week: BP gasoline
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    Recalls are quite common in the automotive world, but this recent recall is out of the ordinary. BP has just announced a recall for contaminated gasoline in the northwest Indiana and northeast Illinois areas that have evidently caused numerous drivability issues in customer vehicles. Apparently, ...

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    Official: BMW sharpens its Edge with first M3 DTM livery
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    With six cars joining the grid this year in the DTM series, BMW is sure to present wildly different liveries – largely determined by the sponsors brought on board – for each one. And this is the first. Based on a sponsorship deal with BP, this particular M3 DTM is decked out in the ...

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    Senate votes down bill to end oil company subsidies, see how they voted and who gets oil money
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    As expected, a Democratic bill that would have put an end to the multi-billion-dollar annual tax subsidies for oil companies Chevron, Shell, BP, ConocoPhillips and Exxon Mobil failed to overcome a Republican filibuster on Tuesday evening. The heavily partisan 52-in-favor, 48-against vote fell ...

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    Toyota, BP top list of biggest blunders in 2010
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    Don't look now, but we're firmly entrenched in the final week of 2010. Which means, besides figuring out a way to return a few gifts, it's time to take a look back at the year that was. Here's one to get us started: What companies made the biggest blunders of 2010? In retrospect, number one ...

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    Video: What happens when coffee gets spilled at BP headquarters?
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    How BP handles a coffee spill – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Recent estimates put the spill in the Gulf of Mexico as growing by anywhere from 20,000 to 40,000 barrels of oil per day – making the slick four times as large as the Exxon Valdez incident. After multiple ...

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    BP "buzz" rating falls below Toyota after oil spill
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    British consumer research firm YouGov BrandIndex polls 5,000 adults every weekday to allocate a so-called buzz rating to some of the most important consumer brands in the world. The buzz rating of a brand can fluctuate wildly if, for example, a new product or service is announced. Let loose a ...

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    American Le Mans Series approves butanol, Dyson-Mazda to go first
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    Dyson Racing B09/96 running at Mid-Ohio – click above for high-res image gallery
    The American Le Mans Series (ALMS) and its technical operations affiliate, International Motorsports Association (IMSA), has formally approved a butanol blend as the fifth energy source for race cars in the ...

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    REPORT: BP finds big oil in Gulf of Mexico
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    Even during the recession, oil is hovering at around $70 per barrel. There are many reasons for elevated oil prices, such as emerging markets demanding more crude and market speculators. Perhaps the biggest reason of all, however, is that oil is just harder to come by, as all the obvious spots have ...

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    100 years ago today, Middle East oil discovered
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    For seven years, William D'Arcy drilled well after well in Persia, now known as Iran, looking for oil. With his funding running low, and his employers getting quite impatient, D'Arcy drilled one last well and hit a gusher on May 26, 1908. The rest is history. Six years after the discovery of the ...

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    BP's Helios House: Greener than the fuel it sells
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    Last Friday the covers were pulled off of a brand new gas station on the corner of Olympic and Robertson in L.A. Dubbed the Helios House by BP, the Frank Gehry-inspired structure is what the petroleum producer calls "a little better gas station," referring to the earth friendly features built into ...

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    BP may have Prudhoe Bay pumping by late September
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    The largest oil field in the U.S. in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska hasn't shipped a drop of oil since earlier this month when BP discovered severe corrosion inside some pipelines servicing the facility. Overnight eight percent of the country's daily supply of oil disappeared, about 400,000 barrels per day. ...

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    BP announces $500 million biofuels research center
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    BP plans to make a major investment in alternative energy sources, funding "radical research" at a new bioscience energy research lab. Outlining a ten-year program costing $500 million, BP chief executive Lord Browne said Wednesday that the company plans to site the lab at a major academic center ...

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    UK gasoline could go over £1 per liter
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    A quick thrash of the calculator shows that £1 per liter works out to a sky-high $6.88 per U.S. gallon. This prediction comes from someone who knows whereof he speaks - Lord Browne, CEO of British Petroleum (pictured at right). In an interview with the BBC, Lord Browne said that prices could ...

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    BP launches $16-a-gallon fuel!
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    In what must be one of the most ill-timed product launches in history, British Petroleum has chosen a time of record pump prices to launch a new brand of ultra-premium fuel that retails for nearly $20 a gallon in the U.K. (that's about $16.32 per U.S. gallon).BP's new Ultimate 102 boasts an octane ...

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