BP 6-K 2013
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Report of Foreign Issuer
Pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 of
the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
for the period ended December, 2013
(Translation of registrant's name into English)
1 ST JAMES'S SQUARE, LONDON, SW1Y 4PD, ENGLAND
(Address of principal executive offices)
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9 December 2013
Third quarter interim dividend for 2013
Payments of dividends in sterling>
On 29 October 2013, the Directors of BP p.l.c. announced that the interim dividend for the third quarter 2013 would be US$0.095 per ordinary share (US$0.57 per ADS). This interim dividend is to be paid on 20 December 2013 to shareholders on the share register on 8 November 2013. The dividend is payable in cash in sterling to holders of ordinary shares and in US dollars to holders of ADSs. A scrip dividend alternative has been made available for this dividend allowing shareholders to elect to receive their dividend in the form of new ordinary shares and ADS holders in the form of new ADSs.
Sterling dividends payable in cash will be converted from US dollars at an average of the market exchange rate over the four dealing days from 3 December 2013 to 6 December 2013 (£1 = US$1.63771). Accordingly, the amount of sterling dividend payable in cash on 20 December 2013 will be:
5.8008 pence per share.>
Details of the third quarter dividend and timetable are available at www.bp.com/dividends and details of the Scrip Dividend Programme are available at www.bp.com/scrip.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized.
Dated: 09 December, 2013
/s/ J. BERTELSEN
Deputy Company Secretary