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  • *Anadarko in talks with China's CNOOC for major contract. MILAN/ SINGAPORE, Oct 30- Countries across Asia are quietly reaching deals to import liquefied natural gas from Mozambique, which could transform its economy and give it a front-row seat in tapping rising global gas demand. The unannounced agreements, five in total, show how war-scarred Mozambique is...

  • Oct 29- British oil and gas producer BG Group Plc will delay until the next decade a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal on Canada's Pacific coast, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting the head of the company's Canadian unit. Kim Blomley, a spokesman for BG Group, said he could not immediately confirm if the project had slipped into the next decade,...

  • Oct 29- British oil and gas producer BG Group Plc will delay until the next decade a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal on Canada's Pacific coast, the Wall Street Journal reported, quoting the head of the company's Canadian unit. Kim Blomley, a spokesman for BG Group, said he could not immediately confirm if the project had slipped into the next decade,...

  • LONDON, Oct 28- BG Group reported a worse-than-expected 26 percent fall in third-quarter operating profit as its output in Egypt halved and a steep drop in oil prices took its toll on Britain's third-biggest energy company. However, the oil and gas producer- which has poached long-serving Statoil chief executive Helge Lund to help turn around the flagging...

  • UPDATE 1-BG posts bigger-than-expected fall in profit Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 3:58 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 28- Britain's third-biggest energy company BG Group reported a worse-than-expected 26 percent fall in third-quarter operating profit on the back of a continued decline of production in Egypt and a steep drop in oil prices. The oil and gas producer has however started to reap benefits of costly projects in Brazil and Australia.

  • BG posts bigger-than-expected fall in profit Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 3:19 AM ET

    LONDON, Oct 28- Britain's third-biggest energy company BG Group reported a worse-than-expected 26 percent fall in third-quarter operating profit on the back of a continued decline of production in Egypt and a steep drop in oil prices. Total operating profit came to $1.3 billion in the third quarter, undershooting a company-provided consensus of $1.4...

  • DAR ES SALAAM, Oct 25- Tanzania has held talks with France's Total and Britain's BP over oil and gas exploration, its energy ministry said on Saturday, aiming to add to major companies active in its thriving energy sector. Companies already present in the east African state include Norway's Statoil, Brazil's Petrobras, Royal Dutch Shell, BG Group and Exxon Mobil..

  • BG seeks revival of Egypt LNG business with BP deal Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 8:08 AM ET

    *BG hopes a deal could lift Egypt operations in 2015/ 16. MILAN/ LONDON, Oct 23- British energy company BG Group is in talks with BP to link their two gas developments off Egypt's coast, as part of BG's drive to breathe life into its gas-starved export plant, sources familiar with the matter said. BG is in advanced talks with Israel to import gas supplies into Egypt and...

  • UPDATE 2-Statoil CEO quits to take top job at BG Wednesday, 15 Oct 2014 | 4:58 AM ET

    *BG shares rise 3 pct, Statoil falls 3 pct. OSLO/ LONDON, Oct 15- Statoil's long-serving chief executive Helge Lund unexpectedly quit on Wednesday to take on the top role at BG Group where he has been promised a big rise in pay if he can turn the flagging British gas firm around. "has built a world-class exploration and production portfolio at Statoil, and the company is...

  • LONDON, Sept 25- GlaxoSmithKline said on Thursday it had chosen Philip Hampton, who currently chairs Royal Bank of Scotland, as its next chairman. GSK was hit last week by a record $489 million fine in China for bribing doctors and has warned on profits in 2014 due to weak sales of its core respiratory drugs.

  • LONDON, Sept 24- Drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline will this week name Philip Hampton, who currently chairs Royal Bank of Scotland, as its next chairman, a person close to the process said on Wednesday.

  • *Tokyo Gas, Osaka Gas, Gail offering 5- year deals- sources. The chance to ship LNG from the United States, where natural gas output is booming, was touted as the solution to Asia's soaring energy needs and mounting fuel import bill-- and firms rushed in to grab a slice of the affordable action.

  • *Standard Life, RBS rally after latest opinion poll. LONDON, Sept 11- European shares edged higher on Thursday, with Scottish-exposed companies such as Standard Life, SSE and Royal Bank of Scotland rallying after a poll suggested voters in Scotland would reject independence in next week's referendum.

  • Portugal's Galp and Spain's Repsol, more exposed than most to lucrative exploration zones deep under Brazil's seabed, as well as France's Total on Angola exposure, are seen as the pick of the bunch as BP and Royal Dutch Shell suffer from weak exploration results.

  • What's the outlook for LNG?  Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 12:41 PM ET

    Andrew Walker, head of LNG strategy at BG Group, says that while Ukraine has had little impact on the LNG market so far, it will be "tight" towards the end of the decade.

  • ‘Absolute core’ of UK economy hit by storms Monday, 17 Feb 2014 | 5:56 AM ET

    Heavy storms that have flooded around 6,000 U.K. homes could knock more than 1 percent off economic growth, a U.K. economist told CNBC on Monday.

  • Europe shares close down as autos drag Friday, 26 Jul 2013 | 11:30 AM ET

    European shares closed down on Friday, ending the week with a slight loss, after a choppy trading session which saw Rolls Royce and Daimler drag European bourses lower following analyst downgrades.

  • Some Victims of Online Hacking Edge Into the Light Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 8:09 AM ET
    Mike Baute

    Hackers have hit many U.S. companies, but few have admitted it. Now, some are going public, reflecting new ways of judging the risks and benefits of such moves.

  • Europe Shares Bounce Back; KPN Sinks Tuesday, 5 Feb 2013 | 9:30 AM ET

    European shares rose on Tuesday as signs of economic recovery in the euro zone helped soothe investors' worries a day after the return of political risks in Spain and Italy sparked a selloff in stocks.

  • LONDON, Nov 1- Norwegian shipper Golar LNG made big waves on Thursday by ordering its first floating liquefied natural gas plant, an innovation that analysts said could loosen the grip on LNG production enjoyed by oil majors.