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    Report: 2,100 gallons of gas stolen from Indiana BP station... all at once

    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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    Toyota, BP top list of biggest blunders in 2010

    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?

    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

    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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    100 years ago today, Middle East oil discovered

    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

    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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    UK gasoline could go over £1 per liter

    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!

    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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