BP ideas to slash 15% of its workforce as it responds to the COVID-19 pandemic and shifts to renewable vitality.
“We will now begin a method that will see shut to ten,000 people today leaving BP — most by the finish of this yr,” main executive officer Bernard Looney claimed in a statement.
Roughly twenty% of the job cuts will be in the United Kingdom, exactly where BP employs 15,000 people today. The firm employs much more than 70,000 people today throughout the world.
“The the greater part of people today influenced will be in workplace-based employment. We are shielding