Synopsis:BP news from around the world, including plans for cleaner fuels and saving polar bears
Shotlist:BP's joint ventures and alliances are on the increase. Why does it need them, do they work, and what happens if they go wrong? Chemicals and Exploration.
Helicopters: The Chinese though of them; Leonardo da Vinci Designed one; BP exploration use them every day; BP Oil has sponsored a fun day, Helifest.
A £12 million plan for cleaners fuels. 'pipeline' checks it out at Sunbury Research Centre.
BP helps track polar bears across the Arctic.
A BP research team take pictures of the oil fields on fire in Kuwait to help design safer on and offshore instillations.
BP buys 93% of petromed in Spain.