March 2008: The Yes Men launch new Beyond Petrol site to spoof BP after receiving complaint from BP legal department.
British Petroleum / Amoco / ARCO History & Mergers
- British Petroleum Corporate Profile (Multinational Monitor, 1992)
- Amoco & ARCO – Corporate Profiles (Public Information Network)
- BP Amoco PLC – Corporate Profile (Public Information Network)
- BP in the McSpotlight
- BP Amoco profile
- FTC Decision to Block BP Amoco-Arco Merger is Major Victory for Consumers (Public Citizen’s Critical Mass Energy Project, Feb. 4, 2000)
- FTC Clears Merger of BP Amoco and Atlantic Richfield Company (FTC, April 13th, 2000)
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) & Oil Spills
- Shareholders Against New Exploration (SANE BP)
- EcoPledge.com’s BP Amoco Campaign
- Northern Alaska Environmental Center
- Sierra Club’s ANWR Action Page
- Project Underground: Alaska
- Summer Greenwash Award: BP Amoco’s “Plug in the Sun” Program (Corporate Watch, July 1999)
- Winter Greenwash Award: BP: Beyond Petroleum or Beyond Preposterous? (Corporate Watch, December 2000)
- “We Laughed! We Cried! But Mostly We Cried!” — BP Amoco CEO Wins Earth Day “Oscar” for Acting Like an Environmentalist (Greenpeace, April 22nd, 1999)
- Mixed Reaction to Oil Co’s Earth Day Award (Danielle Knight, April 22nd, 1999)
- BP Amoco partners with GreenMountain.com (a “green energy” company being boycotted over its use of incineration)
BP Amoco and Military Dictatorships
- BP: Backing Persecution (oil drilling in Tibet and Sudan)
- British Petroleum: Police Terror (BP in Colombia)
- BP Amoco is involved in the military dictatorship of Nigeria
- Amoco backs USAfrica, a corporate front group seeking passage of the “NAFTA for Africa” legislation (a.k.a. the “Recolonize Africa” bill).
BP Amoco and Global Climate Destruction
- Greenpeace USA Climate Campaign
- Greenhouse Gangsters vs. Climate Justice (Corporate Watch Report, November 1999)
BP Amoco Pollutes
BP Amoco is among the top 10 polluters in the U.S. Between 1989 and 1997, they have ranked between the 5th and 9th largest toxic emitters under the U.S. EPA’s Toxic Release Inventory.
Their Port Lavaca, TX and Lima, OH refineries are the 18th and 22nd largest toxic emitting facilities in the nation.