BP p.l.c. (LSE: BP, NYSE: BP) is a global oil and gas company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the third-largest energy company and fourth-largest company in the world measured by revenues and one of the six oil and gas "supermajors". It is vertically-integrated and is active in every area of the oil and gas industry, including exploration and production, refining, distribution and marketing, petrochemicals, power generation and trading. It also has major renewable energy activities, including in biofuels, hydrogen, solar and wind power.
Campaign Finance$7,501 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying on Behalf of BP America
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount BP America $23,365,000 BP America $23,365,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Fuel, Gas & Oil,
- Foreign Relations,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.2454 American Clean Energy And Security Act of 2009 S.1733 Green Taxis Act of 2009 S.1462 American Clean Energy Leadership Act of 2009 H.R.977 Derivatives Markets Transparency and Accountability Act of 2009 H.R.1 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 H.R.4173 Wall Street Transparency and Accountability Act of 2010 H.R.2766 Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals Act of 2009 H.R.4213 Tax Extenders Act of 2009 S.1215 Fracturing Responsibility and Awareness of Chemicals (FRAC) Act S.272 Derivatives Trading Integrity Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 74 dockets; Submitted to 6 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "BP America" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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- Toggle 1 OSHA OSHA Stakeholder Meeting 2010
- Toggle 1 FWS Sprague's pipit 2009
- Toggle 1 IRS Definition of Solid Waste Disposal Facilities for Tax-Exempt Bond Purposes 2009
- Toggle 1 FWS Findings on Petition to List American Pika as Threatened or Endangered with Critical Habitat 2009
- Toggle 1 FWS Petition to List the Northern Leopard Frog in the Western United States as Threatened 2009
- Toggle 1 FWS Nine Species of Mussels from Texas 2009
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 20 EPA Oil and Natural Gas Sector -- New Source Performance Standards, National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants, and Control Techniques Guidelines 2010
- Toggle 12 EPA Rulemaking for the Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Limitations Guidelines 2009
- Toggle 4 EPA Prevention of Significant Deterioration/Title V Greenhouse Gas Tailoring Rule 2009
- Toggle 4 EPA Oil and Natural Gas Systems Greenhouse Gas Reporting Rule 2009
- Toggle 3 BOEM BOEMRE FR Documents 2010
- Toggle 3 FWS Establishment of a Nonessential Experimental Population of Whooping Crane in Southwestern Louisiana 2010
- Toggle 3 EPA NM041 Federal Implementation for Interstate Transport of Pollution Affecting Visibility and Best Available Retrofit Technology Determination; New Mexico 2010
- Toggle 2 DOT Volga-Dnepr J.S. Cargo Airline - Emergency Exemption - Anchorage Int'l-New Orleans Int'l 2010
- Toggle 2 EPA Interpretation of Regulations that Determine Pollutants Covered by Clean Air Act Permitting Programs 2009
- Toggle 2 EPA Supplemental Guidance for SIP Submissions to Meet the Requirements for Section 110(a)(1) of the CAA for the SO2 NAAQS 2010
EPA Violations2 Enforcement Actions
Figures are based on data from the Environmental Protection Agency’s ECHO website. The ECHO database contains federal and state environmental enforcement actions. Data displayed here includes only those actions that began after 2000 and resulted in fines of over $1 million.
Actions where the company was the sole defendant are listed first. Actions where the company is one of multiple defendants are listed subsequently.
For more information see our EPA methodology page.
|Bp North America||BP North America||2009||Texas City, Tx||$179,000,000|
|Hartford Area Hydrocarbon Site||Bp America Inc (+4 others)||2010||Hartford, Il||$10,000,000|
Advisory Committees4 people on 3 committees
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.