BP’s oil exploration team swept aside in climate revolution
By Ron Bousso
LONDON (Reuters) – Nothing escapes the winds of change now sweeping through BP, not even the exploration team that for more than a century powered its profits by discovering billions of barrels of oil.
Its geologists, engineers and scientists have been cut to less than 100 from a peak of more than 700 a few years ago, company sources told Reuters, part of a climate change-driven overhaul triggered last year by CEO Bernard Looney.
“The winds have turned very chilly in the exploration…