BHP, a world-leading resources company, extracts and processes minerals, oil, and gas, with more than 80,000 employees and contractors, primarily in Australia and the Americas. With assets around the globe, BHP's purpose is to create long-term shareholder value through the discovery, acquisition, development, and marketing of natural resources.
BHP's long- standing strategy is to own and operate large, long-life, low-cost, expandable, upstream assets diversified by commodity, geography, and market. BHP is focused on establishing world-class maintenance practices as part of its new operating model, as realization of maintenance excellence represents one of the best opportunities to reduce cost while increasing production and value. To deliver this objective, BHP has formed the global Maintenance & Engineering Centre of Excellence (MECoE).