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BG Group Plc

BG Group Plc

Sector: Crude Petroleum And Natural Gas Region: United Kingdom


: | London Stock Exchange: BG


BG Group is a world leader in natural gas, with a strategy focused on connecting competitively priced resources to specific, high-value markets. Active in more than 20 countries on five continents, BG Group has a broad portfolio of business interests focused on exploration and production and liquefied natural gas. It combines a deep understanding of gas markets with a proven track record in finding and commercialising reserves. While our headquarters are in United Kingdom (UK), the majority of our 5 000+ employees, drawn from more than 70 nationalities, work outside the UK. We have a proud history in all aspects of the energy sector, particularly natural gas, where we have experience across the entire gas chain – from exploration to delivery to the consumer. BG Group is a publicly listed company on the London Stock Exchange and is also listed on the US over-the-counter market known as “International OTCQX”. Our Business Strategy:
Our focus is on understanding, building and supplying natural gas markets around the world. We operate in two key business sectors – Exploration and Production and Liquefied Natural Gas. BG Group explores for, develops, produces and markets gas and oil around the world. The Group uses its technical, commercial and gas chain skills to deliver projects at a competitive cost and to maximise the sale value of its hydrocarbons. BG Group’s Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) business incorporates the purchase, shipping, marketing, sale and regasification of LNG across the globe. These two businesses combine to allow BG group to connect competitively priced resources to specific high-value markets.

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Introduction to BG Group 2013

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Introduction to BG Group 2013

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Strategy Update 2013: An interview with Chris Finlayson

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Strategy Update 2013: An interview with Martin Houston

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Strategy Update 2013: An interview with Malcolm Brown

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Sustainability at BG Group by Sir John Grant

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BG Group: developing the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil

Executives

Andrew Gould, Chairman
Chairman. Appointed as a Non-Executive Director in 2011; Chairman from the 2012 Annual General Meeting (AGM). Skills and experience: A chartered accountant, Andrew joined Schlumberger in 1975 where he held various senior management positions before being appointed chairman and chief executive officer from 2003 to 2011, retiring as chief executive in 2011 and chairman in April 2012.
Chris Finlayson, Chief Executive
Chief Executive. Appointed as an Executive Director in 2011; Chief Executive from 1 January 2013. Skills and experience: Before joining BG Group, Chris gained over 33 years’ technical and commercial experience in the oil and gas industry, with Royal Dutch Shell plc, where he was a member of the Exploration and Production leadership team, serving in Russia, Nigeria, Brunei and the North Sea. Prior to his appointment as Chief Executive, Chris was responsible for BG Advance, including BG Group’s exploration team, the Group’s major capital projects programme, contracts and procurement, and technology.
Simon Lowth, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Director
Simon provides significant expertise in finance, capital allocation, value-based planning, portfolio management and strategy skills gained through roles in a number of quoted companies. Simon has relevant experience of the gas and power industry and a background in engineering.
Sami Iskander, Chief Operating Officer
Prior to joining BG Group in 2008, Sami spent his career with Schlumberger and fulfilled a number of key leadership roles with them, with assignments in Latin America, the USA, Africa, Europe and the Middle East. He was appointed to the GEC in July 2009 and took over his current role in November 2013. He was previously Executive Vice President, Operations.

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