The Culture At BP America

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Full time United States of America United States - New Jersey - Wayne
You'll have a real passion for technology and its power to drive business efficiency, value and innovation.
We offer a combination of unique expertise in physical supply and trading, innovative financial structures, and world-class analytics to deliver long-term value, from wellhead to end customer.
The Design team will craft delightful experiences and products to advance our vision to a more sustainable future.
BPX Energy is working continuously on becoming the premier US onshore E&P operator, building a high-energy, high-intensity environment based on accountability, collegiality, and empowerment.

BP America Overview

BP America, Inc. is engaged in exploring, producing, refining, marketing, trading, and transporting oil and natural gas in the United States. It offers fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants for engines, and petrochemicals; produces a range of materials, including terephthalic acid, paraxylene, and naphthalene dicarboxylate that are necessary to make products, such as clothes, flat-screen televisions, safety belts, and plastic beverage bottles; manufactures and markets lubricants and related products for automotive, industrial, marine, energy, and space exploration customers; and supplies fuel and related retail services to consumers through independent jobbers and dealer wholesalers, as well as company-owned and franchised retail sites. The company also buys and sells products ranging from oil and natural gas to power and financial derivatives; refines, transports, sells, and trades crude oil and petroleum products; offers biofuels; operates pipelines that transport oil, refined products, natural gas, natural gas liquids, and chemicals; and operates wind farms in Texas, Indiana, California, Colorado, South Dakota, Idaho, Kansas, Hawaii, and Pennsylvania. In addition, it produces ethanol from sugarcane; and operates retail sites in the United States. Further, the company operates refineries in Whiting, Indiana; in Blaine, Washington; and Oregon, Ohio. BP America, Inc. was formerly known as BP-Amoco, Inc. The company was incorporated in 1974 and is based in Warrenville, Illinois. It has operations in Alaska, Alabama, California, Chicagoland, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Michigan, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, and Wyoming. BP America, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of BP p.l.c.
The staff at BP America come from unusually diverse demographic backgrounds. The company is 37.4% female and 43.7% ethnic minorities. The diversity in BP America employees extends to employee political beliefs. Its employees are politically diverse and represent a balanced blend of political orientations, with 49.5% Democrats and 49.2% Republicans. Despite their political differences, employees at BP America seem to be happy. The company has great employee retention with staff members usually staying for 6.2 years. The average employee at BP America makes $57,035 per year. Pay at BP America is significantly lower than some of its highest paying competitors, like ConocoPhillips, Repsol Energy North America, and California Resources, which pay $100,284, $97,031, and $95,116, respectively.
BP America is an industry leader with 70,100 employees and an annual revenue of $183.5B that is headquartered in Illinois.

The Organization’s Mission

We are committed to making a real difference in providing the energy the world needs today, and in the changing world of tomorrow.


Oil and Gas





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Warrenville, IL


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BP America Employee Reviews

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What Do You Like About Working There?

The freedom to move into different business units which gives you a greater understanding of the business

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Going into the office

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Ability to work from home a couple of days a week.
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What Do You Like About Working There?

Pay, benefits

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

Work Life balance upward mobility knowledge silos

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Safety Bonuses
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What Do You Like About Working There?

I work there as a union pipefitter to be able to make a good living and support my family.

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

The air quality, work conditions, and quality of life are a concern for me at all times. Baseball is my passion, not construction.

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Local 597 Pipefitters union out of Chicago gives us great pay, benefits, and healthcare.
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What Do You Like About Working There?

The uniforms were comfortable and the displays were updated frequently enough that the information as always up to date for the customers as well as being visually appealing.

What DON'T You Like About Working There?

The standards were poor and they seemed to have minimal interest in maintaining a positive representation of their brand within independent establishments beyond advertising updates. Ensuring employees were treated fairly and the establishments were clean seemed to be at the bottom of their list.

What Are Your Favorite Benefits/Perks?

Regular customers who came in and made the job enjoyable. Otherwise the job itself did not offer any benefits.
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The Team At BP America

  • Bernard Looney (Chief Executive)
  • William D'Arcy (Founder)

BP America Company Rankings

BP America is ranked #18 on the Best Companies to Work For in America list. Zippia's Best Places to Work lists provide unbiased, data-based evaluations of companies. Rankings are based on government and proprietary data on salaries, company financial health, and employee diversity.

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BP America Salaries

How much does BP America pay?
The national average salary for a BP America employee in the United States is $57,035 per year. Employees in the top 10 percent can make over $124,000 per year, while employees at the bottom 10 percent earn less than $26,000 per year.
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BP America Salaries By Job Title

While the average employee salary at BP America is $57,035, there is a big variation in pay depending on the role. Some of the job titles with high salaries at BP America are Team Leader, Drilling Engineer, Specialist, and Site Leader. A typical Team Leader salary at BP America is $169,212 per year. Some of the other roles at BP America are Cook/Server and Gas Attendant. A worker with the title Cook/Server at BP America earns an average salary of $26,157 per year.
Job Title
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Team Leader
Salary Range144k - 197k$169k$169,212
Drilling Engineer
Salary Range135k - 193k$162k$161,642
Salary Range141k - 177k$158k$158,332
Site Leader
Salary Range131k - 162k$146k$145,896
Lead Technician
Salary Range120k - 137k$129k$128,820
Salary Range112k - 141k$126k$126,089
Reservoir Engineer
Salary Range109k - 144k$126k$125,912
Assistant Manager
Salary Range105k - 135k$120k$119,832
Salary Range106k - 133k$119k$119,125
Subject Matter Expert
Salary Range107k - 126k$117k$116,580

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BP America Careers

On average, employees at BP America stay with the company for 6.2 years. Employees most commonly join BP America after leaving Exxon Mobil. When they leave BP America, they most frequently get their next job at Chevron.

Average Length of Employment

7.0 years

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BP America Employees Education

Of the 70,100 employees at BP America, 21.5% attended University of Houston. Employees at BP America most frequently majored in Business, and most employees’ highest level of education is a Bachelors.

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BP America Employee Political Affiliation

BP America employees are most likely to be members of the Democratic Party. The largest donation made to a political party by a BP America employee was by Daniel Hyslop. Daniel Hyslop donated $94,251 to the Republican Party.

Employee Political Donations

NameJob TitlePartyDonation
Daniel HyslopNatural Gas Trader
Natural Gas TraderRepublican Party
$94,251Republican Party
David CohenExecutive
ExecutiveRepublican Party
$61,312Republican Party
Dong KIMChief Executive Officer
Chief Executive OfficerRepublican Party
$35,925Republican Party
William JohnsonManager
ManagerRepublican Party
$32,952Republican Party
Stephen MitchellGeophysicist
GeophysicistRepublican Party
$32,151Republican Party
Mary StreettVice President
Vice PresidentDemocratic Party
$32,010Democratic Party
Jeanine PiskurichNegotiator
NegotiatorRepublican Party
$30,284Republican Party
John MingeChairperson
ChairpersonRepublican Party
$28,600Republican Party
Robert StoutVice President
Vice PresidentDemocratic Party
$17,150Democratic Party
JOE EllisIndustrial Energy Engineer
Industrial Energy EngineerRepublican Party
$16,700Republican Party
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BP America Subsidiaries

Subsidiaries to BP America include BP Lubricants USA, Thorntons, and BP West Coast Products. Employees at the parent company, BP America, earn $57,035. In comparison, the salaries at BP Lubricants USA, Thorntons, and BP West Coast Products are $57,937, $30,898, and $26,180.
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BP Lubricants USA

Salary Range41k - 81k$58k$57,937
Salary Range22k - 42k$31k$30,898

BP West Coast Products

Salary Range21k - 32k$26k$26,180

BP America Competitors

Some of the competitors of BP America are ConocoPhillips, Repsol Energy North America, and California Resources. Employees at ConocoPhillips earn more than most of the competition, with an average yearly salary of $100,284. Employees at Repsol Energy North America earn an average of $97,031 per year, and the employees at California Resources earn an average salary of $95,116 per year.
Average Salarydesc
Salary Range79k - 125k$100k$100,284
Repsol Energy North America
Salary Range76k - 122k$97k$97,031
California Resources
Salary Range73k - 123k$95k$95,116
Noble Energy
Salary Range69k - 114k$89k$89,479
BHP Billiton Petroleum
Salary Range66k - 108k$85k$84,905
Encana Oil & Gas Usa
Salary Range60k - 110k$82k$81,956
Denbury Resources
Salary Range61k - 107k$82k$81,597
Marathon Oil
Salary Range57k - 108k$79k$79,187
Salary Range55k - 96k$73k$73,089


Salary Range55k - 94k$72k$72,363

Frequently Asked Questions about BP America

When was BP America founded?

BP America was founded in 1909.

How many Employees does BP America have?

BP America has 70,100 employees.

How much money does BP America make?

BP America generates $183.5B in revenue.

What industry is BP America in?

BP America is in the oil and gas industry.

What is BP America's mission?

BP America's mission statement is "We are committed to making a real difference in providing the energy the world needs today, and in the changing world of tomorrow."

What type of company is BP America?

BP America is a public company.

Who are BP America's competitors?

BP America competitors include BP Pipelines, BP Lubricants USA, BHP Billiton Petroleum, Marathon Oil, BP Solar International, Noble Energy, BP Transportation, Repsol Energy North America, Encana Oil & Gas Usa, CGG, Geokinetics, ConocoPhillips, Aramco, Unocal, California Resources, Eni, ION Geophysical, Colonial Pipeline, Denbury Resources, Swift Energy Company.

Who works at BP America?

Bernard Looney (Chief Executive)

William D'Arcy (Founder)

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