< PrevNext > 79. BP London Share 2017 U.S.-Booked Air Volume: $54 millionBP's U.S.-booked air volume fell by $1.6 million in 2017. The company operates in 70 countries and had 18,300 retail sites at the end of 2017, 300 more than a year prior, while headcount dipped by 500 to 74,000. BP launched seven major oil and gas extraction projects: two in Egypt, two in Trinidad, one in the North Sea, one in Australia and one in Oman. This year, it plans to start two more in Egypt, one in the North Sea, one in Azerbaijan, one in the U.S. and one in Russia.