Coronavirus Special Report: Crude Gets Crushed

May.08 — Bloomberg’s Alix Steel speaks to major players in the energy industry about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, which has contributed to a glut in supply and a plunge in demand for crude oil. Chevron CEO Mike Wirth, BP CEO Bernard Looney, ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Ryan Lance, and Icahn Enterprises Holdings Chairman … Read more Coronavirus Special Report: Crude Gets Crushed

BP Is Taking Decisive Actions to Strengthen Finances, Says CEO

The CEO of BP, Bernard Looney, told how the firm would be taking decisive actions to strengthen finances, in order to ride out the covid-19 pandemic. Apr.28 — Bernard Looney, chief executive officer at BP Plc., discusses the impact of coronavirus on the business, the decision to not take any government assistance and his outlook … Read more BP Is Taking Decisive Actions to Strengthen Finances, Says CEO

New BP CEO Sets Bold Agenda, Admits Staff Layoffs ‘Inevitable’

Feb.13 — In this week’s “Commodity-In-Chief” on “Bloomberg Commodities Edge”, Bloomberg’s Alix Steel talks with BP CEO Bernard Looney, who this week set an ambitious agenda to deal with the climate emergency, promising to zero-out all emissions on a net basis from the fossil fuels they pump from the ground. He also announced the company’s structural … Read more New BP CEO Sets Bold Agenda, Admits Staff Layoffs ‘Inevitable’

BP CEO Looney on Coronavirus Fallout, Climate Plan and Rosneft

Feb.12 — Bernard Looney, BP Plc’s new chief executive officer, discusses the fallout from the coronavirus outbreak, the company’s plan to eliminate almost all of the carbon emissions from its operations and the fuel it sells to customers, and BP’s stake in Rosneft. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Alix Steel on “Balance of Power.”

Brief Biography

  • Born: 1970, Kerry, Ireland
  • Predecessor: Bob Dudley
  • Education: Stanford Graduate School of Business (2005), University College Dublin (1991)