Thursday, February 11, 2016
Maritime News

BG Group, Gas-Shipping Pioneer, Trades Final Time Before Merger

By Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — BG Group Plc, pioneer of natural-gas shipping, will trade on stock exchanges for the last time on Friday, 19 years after it was created. The...

February 11, 2016
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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Maritime News

BG Group and Keppel Win LNG Bunkering License in Singapore

BG Group and Keppel Offshore & Marine have secured a license to supply LNG bunkers to vessels in the Port of Singapore after submitting a joint bid to the Maritime...

January 27, 2016
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Maritime News

Shell Seals BG Mega-Merger with Shareholder Approval

By Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc won shareholder approval to buy BG Group Plc, sealing its biggest acquisition amid the worst oil-industry slump since the global financial...

January 27, 2016
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Wednesday, January 20, 2016
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Shell Profit Plunges at Least 42% as Oil’s Slump Deepens

By Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc, which is buying BG Group Plc in the industry’s largest deal in a decade, expects fourth-quarter profit to drop at least...

January 20, 2016
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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
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Maritime News

Shell Cuts 2016 Spending by $2 Billion as It Prepares for BG

By Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Europe’s largest oil company, further reduced spending plans for this year and 2016 as it prepares to take over BG Group...

December 22, 2015
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Monday, December 21, 2015
Maritime News

Slumping Oil Threatens Shell-BG Deal

By Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc is on the brink of pulling off its biggest acquisition. Yet the widening discount of target BG Group Plc to the...

December 21, 2015
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Monday, December 14, 2015
Maritime News

Shell to Cut 2,800 Jobs After BG Deal

By Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc said it would cut about 2,800 jobs to meet a pledge of reducing operating costs by $3.5 billion following its takeover...

December 14, 2015
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Monday, September 21, 2015
Maritime News

Skeptic Investors Miss Out on Huge Windfall from Shell’s BG Takeover Deal

  By Inyoung Hwang (Bloomberg) — A fresh drop in in oil prices and political instability in Brazil is making investors miss out on about $5.5 billion in Royal Dutch...

September 21, 2015
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Thursday, September 17, 2015
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Shell’s BG Deal Faces Regulatory Hurdle in Australia

  By James Paton and Rakteem Katakey (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s plan to buy BG Group Plc faced its first regulatory hurdle after Australia’s competition agency said the...

September 17, 2015
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Wednesday, September 2, 2015
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European Commission Signs Off On Shell’s Bid for BG Group

  Sept 2 (Reuters) – BG Group Plc said the European Union’s antitrust regulators had approved Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s $70 billion takeover bid for the oil and gas producer....

September 2, 2015
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Maritime News

Shell’s $70 Billion BG Acquisition Clears Brazil Hurdle

  By Katerina Petroff (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell Plc obtained regulatory approval from Brazil to buy BG Group Plc, clearing another antitrust hurdle to completing the $70 billion acquisition....

July 8, 2015
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Friday, May 8, 2015
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BG Group Still Happy With Shell Takeover Bid as Rising Oil Boosts LNG

Britain's BG Group said on Friday it was happy with Shell's $70 billion takeover bid despite a recent upturn in oil prices that led the company to increase the profit outlook for its liquefied natural gas (LNG) business.

May 8, 2015
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Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Offshore News

Shell-BG Deal Adds to North Sea Job Concern After Oil Collapse

Royal Dutch Shell Plc says its proposed $70 billion takeover of BG Group Plc will boost dividends and share buybacks for investors. North Sea workers in fear of their jobs after a collapse in oil prices will hope they’re as lucky.

April 8, 2015
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Maritime News

Shell Will Buy BG Group for $70 Billion, Creating LNG Giant

Royal Dutch Shell Plc agreed to buy BG Group Plc for about 47 billion pounds ($70 billion), making Europe’s largest oil company the pre-eminent player in global natural gas and adding world-class fields in Brazil.

April 8, 2015
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BG Group Stock Climbed Most Since 2009 Before Shell Merger Report

Shares of BG Group Plc jumped the most in six years and bullish options volume increased before takeover talks were reported...

April 8, 2015
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Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Maritime News

Shell in ‘Advanced Talks’ to Buy BG Group

Royal Dutch Shell Plc is in talks to acquire BG Group Plc in a deal that would vault Shell to the top of the global gas-export industry and gather together untapped discoveries from Brazil to East Africa.

April 7, 2015
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Tuesday, March 24, 2015
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Teekay’s Petrojarl Knarr FPSO Hit by ‘Small Fire’

Teekay's Petrojarl Knarr FPSO has been hit by a small fire less than a week after producing its first oil from the Knarr field in the North Sea offshore Norway.

March 24, 2015
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Wednesday, March 4, 2015
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BG Group Sees Queensland Curtis LNG Helping to Double LNG Supplies

A smooth start to operations at BG Group's Australian project in Queensland is expected to help the British company to roughly double its liquefied natural gas (LNG) supplies in 2015/16, it said on Wednesday.

March 4, 2015
Total Views: 15

Monday, February 2, 2015
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Want to Buy an Oil Well in the UK North Sea?

There are plenty available as some of the industry’s largest names try to sell aging, costly wells that have become even less profitable with the plunge in crude prices.

February 2, 2015
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, January 14, 2015
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SPOTD: Riser Work Complete at the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO

Today’s ship photo of the day comes from BG Group’s Aberdeen office and shows a view from the stern of the REM Gambler which was operating at the Petrojarl Knarr FPSO...

January 14, 2015
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