BP Australia Investments Pty Ltd is a foreign-owned private company that operates in the field of oil and gas exploration and production. The company also derives its revenue from the refining, transportation and marketing of petroleum and lubricant products, sealants and waxes in Australia. The company employs approximately 5,510 people and is administered from its head office in Docklands, Victoria.

The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of the UK-based BP plc, an oil and gas company.

BP Australia Investment's operations are separated into the following business divisions:

  • Exploration - The company explores for oil and gas through four wells off the South Australian coast in the Great Australian Blight. 
  • Production - BP is currently involved with minority interests in the North West Shelf, North Rankin, Great Western Flank, Browse and Gorgon joint ventures.
  • Refineries: BP operates the Kwinana oil refinery south of which manufactures BP's range of petroleum products as well as diesel fuels, aviation fuels, fuel oil, hydrogen, kerosene and autogas.
  • Transporting - BP operates ships, gas carriers, trains, pipelines and trucks to deliver unrefined and refined products to and from refineries and terminals and also to customers.
  • Selling - The company sells a broad range of products and services such as fuel, lubricants, solvents, food and drinks, gift cards, car washing and trailer hire to retail and commercial customers from industries including maritime, aviation, racing and transport.


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