spain bp holdings http://www.bp.com/genericarticle.do?categoryId=2012968&contentId=7085392 BP is to be the lead sponsor of a once-in-a-lifetime exhibition which will bring masterpieces from the Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg to Britain for a unique show at one of this country’s finest historic houses, Houghton in Norfolk, opening on 17 May 2013. The magnificent art collection, which originally hung at Houghton, was brought together by Britain’s first Prime Minister, Robert Walpole (1676-1745), and following his death was sold in 1779 to Catherine the Great of Russia and was later housed at the State Hermitage Museum. Peter Charow, BP’s Vice President for Russia said: “We are pleased to bring the exhibition to its original home. BP is a major supporter of culture in both the UK and Russia.” Over 70 paintings from the collection, including masterpieces by Van Dyck, Poussin, Rubens, Rembrandt, Velazquez and Murillo are being reassembled for the first time in over 200 years and shown in their original settings at Houghton. The exhibition includes works on loan from the Hermitage and other Russian museums as well as loans from the National Gallery, Washington and the Metropolitan Museum, New York. The exhibition will reproduce the original hang of the Grand Rooms at Houghton, bringing them back to their original splendor. In its scale and ambition, the exhibition will be a fitting celebration both of 250th anniversary of Catherine the Great’s accession to the throne, and th...
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Posted April 09, 2013 in BP Holdings Barcelona & Madrid Spain
bp global holdings press releases, BP skal føre Sponsor av historiske utstillingen å bringe mesterverk fra Erermitagen til Storbritannia
bp global holdings press releases http://www.bp.com/genericarticle.do?categoryId=2012968&contentId=7085392 BP er å være føre sponsor av en-livs utstilling som vil bringe mesterverk fra Eremitasjen i St. Petersburg til Storbritannia for en unik forestilling på en av landets fineste historiske hus, Houghton i Norfolk, åpning på 17 mai 2013. Den praktfulle kunstsamlingen, som opprinnelig hang på Houghton, ble brakt sammen av Storbritannias første statsminister, Robert Walpole (1676-1745), og etter hans død ble solgt i 1779 til Katarina den store av Russland og bodde senere på State Hermitage Museum. Peter Charow, BP'S Vice President for Russland sa: "vi er glade for å bringe utstillingen å dens opprinnelige hjem. BP er en stor tilhenger av kultur i både Storbritannia og Russland." Sammen over 70 malerier fra samlingen, inkludert mesterverk av Van Dyck, Poussin, Rembrandt Rubens, Velazquez og Murillo er å være igjen for første tid i over 200 år og vises i de opprinnelige innstillingene på Houghton. Utstillingen inneholder fungerer på lån fra Eremitasjen og andre russiske museer samt lån fra National Gallery, Washington og the Metropolitan Museum, New York. Utstillingen vil reprodusere opprinnelige taket på Grand rommene på Houghton, bringe dem tilbake til sin opprinnelige prakt. I sin skala og ambisjoner, vil utstillingen være en passende feiring begge av 250-årsjubileet for Katarina stort tiltredelse til tronen, og lang og fremragende historien Anglo-russisk kultur...
Posted March 26, 2013 in BP Holdings Barcelona & Madrid Spain
http://www.bp.com/genericarticle.do?categoryId=2012968&contentId=7083845 bp holdings madrid generic articles news Issued by: London press office - 22.00 GMT BP today gave a further update on the situation following the terrorist attack on the In Amenas joint venture gas facility in Algeria on Wednesday 16 January.
As previously reported, 14 of the 18 BP employees who were at the In Amenas site at the time of the attack have been confirmed safe. They have all now left Algeria.
BP is in close contact with the families of the other four employees, offering support and assistance. Respecting the families’ wishes, we do not currently intend to release information on the identities of these staff.
Bob Dudley, group chief executive, said: “We have been gravely concerned for these colleagues and feared one or more fatalities among their number. It is with great sadness that I now have to say that we fear the worst for them all. We are doing all we can to support their families and ask everyone to show them consideration and to respect their privacy.”
BP offices around the world are holding a minute’s silence tomorrow, Wednesday, one week on from the terrorist attack, as a mark of respect for all of those who lost their lives at In Amenas. “The terrible events of last week have affected every one of us at BP deeply. Many of us have friends and colleagues, both in BP and in other companies, who have worked at In Amenas or in similar facilities. We are all thinking of ...
Posted January 24, 2013 in BP Holdings Barcelona & Madrid Spain
100 employees evacuated, operations shut down immediately after explosion UPPER MACUNGIE TWP., Pa. - A small explosion at the Samuel Adams brewery in Lehigh County injured two employees and forced the evacuation of about 100 others, officials said.
The explosion happened shortly before noon Thursday inside the boiler room of the brewery, which is located adjacent to Interstate 78, near Route 100, in Upper Macungie Township. Workers were starting up one of the boilers when the explosion happened, said Michelle Sullivan, a spokeswoman for the Boston Beer Company, who added that the boiler room is a free-standing structure at the brewery. Employees immediately called 911, shut down all operations and evacuated the brewery's buildings, as per the company's protocol, Sullivan said. Two workers were treated at the scene for minor injuries. One complained of eye irritation; the other suffered a bump on the head, Sullivan said.
Samuel Adams brewery, Upper Macungie Twp., Lehigh Co. Hazardous materials crews responded to the scene because asbestos had been used to wrap pipe in the boiler room, said Sullivan, who noted that an environmental monitoring expert was also brought in by the brewery to monitor the air quality. The company was given the all-clear by the fire marshal and the fire department, who determined the...
Posted October 22, 2012 in BP Holdings Barcelona & Madrid Spain
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Suspended IAS officer B.P. Acharya on Friday advanced an argument in court seeking bail as the three-month time limit set by the High Court for the CBI to complete the investigation against him in the Emaar township scam ended on August 23. Moreover, the ‘mastermind’ of the scam, by the CBI’s own admission – Koneru Prasad – was recently given bail by the High Court, Acharya’s counsel V. Surender Rao informed the court. This is the third bail application by Acharya since his arrest on January 30.
Mr. Rao said the arrest of his client itself was malafide as a voluminous charge-sheet in the case was filed by the CBI within two days of picking him up.
“The charge-sheet could not have been written in those two days when he was in the custody of CBI.”
Approval not sought Moreover, the CBI did not seek approval of the Central government in investigating charges against him as required by the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act which was enacted for the purpose of corruption cases.
He reminded the court about a judgment of the Supreme Court which said that the trial courts need not consider the danger of accused tampering evidence if they were released after the charge-sheet was filed.
No pecuniary advantage The allegations against Acharya were in the nature of omissions and commissions which did not result in any pecuniary advantage to him, he added.
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Posted October 19, 2012 in BP Holdings Barcelona & Madrid Spain