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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • *BG blames Brazil tie-ins, Egypt, North Sea, U.S. for shortfall. *Agrees $1.93 deal with China's CNOOC. LONDON, Oct 31- British oil and gas firm BG Group told investors to expect no output growth in 2013 due to project delays and other factors, prompting a dive in its highly rated share price that wiped out as much as a fifth of its value.

  • *U.S. stocks trade flat as Wall Street reopens after 2- day closure. *Oil settles below $109 a barrel in face of potential supply rupture.

  • *U.S. stocks near break-even as Wall Street reopens after 2- day closure. *Oil settles below $109 a barrel in face of potential supply rupture.

  • European shares hit by BG production warning Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 4:52 PM ET

    LONDON, Oct 31- European stocks dipped on Wednesday, led by heavyweight British oil and gas firm BG Group after it warned it would show no production growth next year. BG Group sank 13.7 percent in hefty trading volume of near sixteen times its 90- day daily average, accounting for nearly a third of the total index points fall.

  • *BG blames Brazil tie-ins, Egypt, North Sea, U.S. for shortfall. *Agrees $1.93 deal with China's CNOOC. LONDON, Oct 31- British oil and gas firm BG Group told investors to expect no output growth in 2013 due to project delays and other factors, prompting a dive in its highly rated share price that wiped out as much as a fifth of its value.

  • *U.S. stocks higher as Wall Street reopens after 2- day closure. LONDON, Oct 31- World shares and the euro edged up on Wednesday as a storm-hit Wall Street began trading after its two-day closure and investors looked ahead to economic data later in the week.

  • LONDON, Oct 31- World shares and the euro edged up on Wednesday as investors braced for a storm-hit Wall Street to reopen after its two-day closure and looked ahead to economic data later in the week. Equity futures are higher, so people are expecting a positive opening,'' said Arne Lohmann Rasmussen, head of currency research at Danske Bank in Copenhagen.

  • LONDON, Oct 31- European shares and the euro rose on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to key economic data and waited for Wall Street to re-open after a two-day closure.

  • Mixed earnings cap gains for European shares Wednesday, 31 Oct 2012 | 9:57 AM ET

    *BG, Barclays knocked by earnings. *Traders look to Wall Street reopening after storm closure. U.S. futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street.