Shares in Rosneft were up 1.7 per cent on Wednesday, boosted by a buyback plan that is widely seen in Russia as preparation for the state-controlled group’s planned controversial stock- swap with BP. Read more

Kiran Stacey

The first BP AGM since the oil spill, and the first one with Bob Dudley at the helm, has come to a close. With the various disputes and controversies surrounding the company at the moment, did Dudley come out of it with his reputation enhanced? And what about the other parties represented? Here is our take. Read more