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  1. July 28, 2016

    British Gas loses 400,000 customers to independent suppliers

    Nearly 400,000 UK households left British Gas in the first six months of this year, as the company found its market...

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    July 28, 2016

    Shell, SSE among biggest FTSE 100 fallers

    In a bumper day for corporate earnings in Europe, Royal Dutch Shell is coming off badly with its “A” and “B” shares...

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  1. Fast FT

    July 28, 2016

    Centrica earnings fall; loses nearly 400,000 UK customers

    Centrica’s adjusted earnings for the first six months of the year were 14 per cent lower than they were during the same...

  2. May 18, 2016

    Statoil and Chevron lead pack in securing Norwegian oil licences

    Chevron, ConocoPhillips and Statoil have all secured licences to drill for oil off the coast of Norway, as companies...

  3. May 5, 2016

    Centrica: green party

    This may come as a shock: a quarter of Britain’s electricity last year came from renewable sources, up nearly threefold...

  4. May 5, 2016

    Centrica raises £700m to head off downgrade

    Shares in Centrica dropped sharply on Thursday as it sold new stock to reduce its debt load and protect its investment...

  5. Fast FT

    May 5, 2016

    Centrica shares skid 10.8%, worst day since crisis

    Shares in British Gas owner Centrica are now down 10.8 per cent today, their biggest drop since the financial crisis,...

  6. Fast FT

    May 5, 2016

    Centrica shares drop 7% amid capital raise

    Centrica shares have dropped 7 per cent this morning after the British Gas owner said it will sell 350m shares- worth...

  7. April 19, 2016

    External chief executives not always best bet for UK companies

    UK companies’ preference for hiring chief executives from outside the business has not always paid off. Externally...

  8. April 18, 2016

    British Gas leaks customers as big six feel the heat

    British Gas lost 224,000 domestic customers during the first quarter of this year, underlining the difficulties faced...

  9. April 18, 2016

    Centrica suffers protest from shareholders over pay

    Centrica suffered a significant protest from shareholders over its decision to pay £3m to Iain Conn for 2015, his first...

  10. Fast FT

    April 18, 2016

    Centrica faces tension on CEO pay

    Some Centrica shareholders have refused to back the company’s decision to pay Iain Conn, the chief executive, £3m in...

  11. Fast FT

    April 18, 2016

    Opening Quote: Reckitt; Centrica; Stock Spirits

    The cost of Brexit, the fall in the oil price and the quality of crocodile handbags occupy FT Opening Quote today. With...

  12. FT Alphaville

    April 18, 2016

    FT Opening Quote

    The cost of Brexit, the fall in the oil price and the quality of crocodile handbags occupy FT Opening Quote today. With...

  13. March 22, 2016

    Oil price crash has far-reaching consequences for business and politics

    The slump in the price of oil is having far-reaching consequences for business and politics. Brent crude, the...

  14. March 21, 2016

    Natural gas prices — vaporised

    If you think the crude oil industry has had a tough 18 months or so, consider US natural gas. The benchmark Henry Hub...

  15. March 10, 2016

    UK energy: spam, what spam?

    Roger Witcomb, chair of the Competition and Markets Authority, wants to be clear. He does not intend UK households to...

  16. Fast FT

    March 10, 2016

    Energy review 'should lead to better deals for customers'

    Reaction is rolling in to a review of the UK’s energy market, which laid out plans for Britain’s energy regulator to be...

  17. March 2, 2016

    Energy suppliers forced to open customer databases to rivals

    Energy suppliers will be forced to open up their customer databases so that rivals can write to offer better deals,...

  18. February 18, 2016

    Governance veterans bow out

    An underperforming chief executive awakes, drenched in sweat. David Lis of Aviva and M&G’s Huw Jones were barracking...

  19. February 18, 2016

    Centrica: muzak to his ears

    There has been too much rock and roll at Centrica’s Windsor headquarters in recent years. Previous chief executive Sam...

  20. Fast FT

    February 18, 2016

    Centrica helps lead stocks higher

    After a bumpy morning during which they flashed red and green, European equities have firmed up to adding to their...

  21. February 18, 2016

    British Gas shrugs off slumping oil price

    The slumping oil price failed to dent profits at Centrica’s British Gas supply business last year, which jumped by...

  22. Fast FT

    February 18, 2016

    Centrica cuts dividend as weak oil prices hurt profits

    Centrica, the UK’s biggest energy provider, has reported a fall in profits for 2015 after a difficult year for all...

  23. February 5, 2016

    North Sea oil companies in danger amid debt spillage

    The tumbling oil price has led to a collapse in profits for British oil companies in the North Sea, where losses for...

  24. Fast FT

    February 5, 2016

    Centrica disposes of two wind farms

    Centrica is delivering on its promise to sell wind farms agreeing the joint disposal of two projects, one onshore in...

  25. January 14, 2016

    Centrica joins race to strike €1bn-plus deal for Viridian

    Centrica, Britain’s biggest domestic energy supplier, is preparing a bid of more than €1bn for Viridian, Northern...

  26. January 7, 2016

    Slaughter and May elects new senior partner

    UK law firm Slaughter and May has elected Steve Cooke, a mergers and acquisitions heavyweight, as its senior partner as...

  27. December 10, 2015

    Centrica shares rise as lower costs keep profits on track

    Shares in Centrica, which owns British Gas, rose more than 4 per cent on Thursday morning after the company said it was...

  28. November 9, 2015

    Centrica shares fall on earnings concerns

    Centrica was a faller on Monday, with HSBC arguing that the British Gas owner needs a more generous dividend to...

  29. October 27, 2015

    UK watchdog under pressure over energy price-cap plan

    Pressure is building regulators to abandon plans to cap prices for some energy consumers, as companies from across the...

  30. September 16, 2015

    Fracking produces low-carbon gas, Lord Smith argues

    In his former life as head of the Environment Agency, Lord Smith was a bugbear of the government, promoting...

  31. September 3, 2015

    Cheniere Energy chief pushes for a global spot market in LNG

    The former Wall Street banker behind plans to launch the first large-scale US natural gas exports to Europe and Asia...

  32. August 2, 2015

    Centrica CEO plots a reversal of fortune

    As a self-confessed “oil man” — and a BP veteran — Iain Conn finds himself in an unusual position. Rather than build an...

  33. July 31, 2015

    Oil price collapse hammers big US energy groups

    Shares in some of the world’s biggest energy groups tumbled on Friday as the collapse in oil prices battered the...

  34. July 30, 2015

    Amazon and Clarkson aim to serve up a Prime cut

    Amazon and Jeremy Clarkson are a perfect match. Amazon has just started delivering food, and all Jeremy wanted — before...

  35. July 30, 2015

    Centrica cuts 6,000 jobs as it focuses on energy supply

    British Gas owner Centrica is to cut 6,000 jobs as it embarks on a new strategy of downsizing its oil and gas...

  36. July 15, 2015

    British Gas announces 5% price cut

    British Gas will cut prices for millions of households by 5 per cent, reducing average gas bills by £35 a year, in a...

  37. July 8, 2015

    UK employers turn to caring for the carers

    As the population ages, employers are having to come to terms with more staff juggling work life with caring for...

  38. July 7, 2015

    PM ‘to consider’ temporary cap on high UK energy bills

    David Cameron is “prepared to consider” a temporary cap on the most expensive energy bills, after Britain’s competition...

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