BP slips up; Business Digest.
The group reported a 6% decline in oil and gas production to 2.45 million barrels of oil a day as its programme of asset disposals since 2010 hit $23billion (pounds 14.2 billion). BP sold businesses in the US, Canada and the North Sea in the period.
BP said the total charge taken to cover the impact of the fatal Deepwater Horizon explosion in April 2010 remained at 37.2 billion US dollars (pounds 22.9 billion) in the period.
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|Publication:||Evening Gazette (Middlesbrough, England)|
|Date:||May 1, 2012|
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