This excerpt taken from the BBL 20-F filed Sep 25, 2006.
Strategic drivers of our business
Our core purpose is to create long-term value through the discovery, development and conversion of natural resources and the provision of innovative customer and market-focused solutions.
Fundamentally, this means that our business will have:
Our strategy is based around discovering or acquiring and developing large, low-cost, high reserve assets to produce stable cash flows that support an ongoing program of exploration and development of new assets, as well as providing consistent and growing returns to shareholders. In executing this strategy, we focus on seven strategic drivers: