Mr Curt Smith, Director of Applications - Chief Technology Office
BP, United States
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BP is one of the world's largest petroleum and petrochemicals companies. Its main activities are exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas; oil refining, marketing and transportation; gas marketing and power generation; and the production and marketing of petrochemicals. The company also manufactures and sells photo voltaic panels for solar power generation and is actively looking at other forms of renewable energy, particularly hydrogen fuel cell technology.
BP has major operations in Europe, the USA, Australasia and parts of Africa and is expanding its presence in other areas - notably China, South East Asia, South America and Eastern Europe.