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  1. April 28, 2014

    Search is on for next BG Group chief

    The search for a successor to Chris Finlayson takes place in starkly different circumstances to his own emergence as chief...

  2. April 4, 2014

    Former BG Group boss linked to Glencore chairman role

    Sir Frank Chapman, the former chief executive of BG Group, has emerged as one of the frontrunners to become the next...

  1. April 3, 2014

    2013: A year of change for FTSE 100 chief executives

    Almost one in five of the UK’s largest public companies appointed new chief executives last year – the highest proportion...

  2. December 29, 2013

    Chris Finlayson, the BG Group chief seeking to fill big shoes

    Chris Finlayson was not long into his new job as chief executive of BG Group when he sold the company plane. The FTSE 100...

  3. May 22, 2013

    Former BG Group CFO Ashley Almanza bounces back as CEO of G4S

    When Ashley Almanza resigned as chief financial officer of BG Group two years ago, he lost any chance he might have had to...

  4. May 2, 2013

    BG Group stoic on first-quarter results despite earnings fall

    BG Group insisted it had met expectations on first-quarter results in spite of a small fall in production and earnings as it...

  5. April 4, 2013

    BG executive directors to forgo bonuses

    Top bosses at FTSE 100 oil and gas producer BG Group, including outgoing chief executive Sir Frank Chapman, will forgo a...

  6. March 19, 2013

    BG set to strike $20bn deal in India

    BG Group is to unveil a 20-year contract worth as much as $20bn to provide liquefied natural gas to the fast-growing western...

  7. February 15, 2013

    Barbosa resigns as BG finance director

    Fabio Barbosa has stepped down as chief financial officer at BG Group though he will remain at the FTSE 100 oil and gas...

  8. February 5, 2013

    BG warns of dip in oil production

    BG Group warned that production could fall this year as protracted shutdowns, maintenance and depletions on fields in the UK...

  9. December 13, 2012

    BG Group – orderly succession

    There are two reasons to like Chris Finlayson’s appointment as chief executive of BG Group, to succeed Sir Frank Chapman....

  10. December 12, 2012

    Call for clearer succession strategies

    Companies must improve their succession planning and make sure they have strong candidates ready to take the helm as chief...

  11. November 2, 2012

    BG repair job needed for circle of trust

    Has the circle of trust been broken? This was the question facing BG Group this week as the FTSE 100 company, one of...

  12. October 31, 2012

    BG Group – expectations mismanagement

    For a company so tightly wound financially and operationally that a single mistake can be wildly over-interpreted, BG Group...

  13. October 31, 2012

    Delays are no gas for BG Group

    Report in haste, repent at leisure. In pulling forward third-quarter results by a day, BG Group added to the panic inspired...

  14. October 4, 2012

    BG to dispose of stake in Gujarat Gas

    BG Group has moved further towards hitting its self-imposed $5bn capital release target by agreeing the sale of its 65 per...

  15. July 26, 2012

    US shale gas glut cuts BG Group profits

    The glut in shale gas supply in North America has prompted BG Group, the FTSE 100 oil and gas company, to take a $1.3bn...

  16. May 3, 2012

    Shareholder spring set to flatten bosses

    The dry comment of one investor after a steep 54 per cent No vote against Aviva’s pay policy was that “a rolling stone...

  17. May 3, 2012

    BG agrees $1.8bn sale in Brazil

    BG Group has agreed to sell a majority stake in Comgás, Brazil’s largest gas distribution company, for about $1.8bn to...

  18. February 9, 2012

    BG Group

    BG Group Ambition can cost a lot of money. Since becoming chief executive in 2000, Frank Chapman has steered BG Group into...

  19. February 9, 2012

    BG to scale back shale gas plans

    BG Group became the latest energy company to scale back its US shale gas plans after booming production of the fuel...

  20. December 14, 2011

    Oil group secures Kazakh agreement

    An international oil group led by BG and Eni of Italy signed a $3bn agreement with Kazakhstan to transfer a stake in the...

  21. beyondbrics

    December 14, 2011

    Kazakhstan's 20th anniversary gift

    A lesson from Kazakhstan for natural resources companies everywhere: take advantage of a weak state by all means – but be...

  22. November 15, 2011

    When the going gets tough, C&WW’s toughie gets going

    Whatever else you think of John Pluthero, who is stepping down as chief executive of Cable & Wireless Worldwide, you have to...

  23. November 15, 2011

    BG Group starts race for chief executive role

    BG Group, the FTSE 100 oil and gas producer, has in effect fired the starting pistol in the race for three internal...

  24. October 31, 2011

    Andrew Gould to become BG chairman

    BG Group has ended weeks of speculation by confirming Andrew Gould, the well-respected former chief executive of oilfield...

  25. October 25, 2011

    BG Group overcomes UK disruption

    Buoyant global demand for liquefied natural gas and high oil prices helped BG Group lift profits in the third quarter...

  26. FT Alphaville

    October 7, 2011

    Gould leads race for BG chairman post

    Andrew Gould, the well-respected former chief executive of oilfield services group Schlumberger, has emerged as the leading...

  27. October 6, 2011

    Gould leads race to become BG chairman

    Andrew Gould, the well-respected former chief executive of oilfield services group Schlumberger, has emerged as the leading...

  28. August 7, 2011

    No unanimity on remuneration

    The debate on executive pay would be thorny enough if all concerned agreed on which measures to use. They do not. Manifest,...

  29. July 26, 2011

    High oil price lifts BG Group

    Soaring oil and natural gas prices helped BG Group shrug off the recent North Sea tax increase, as the energy group plans to...

  30. June 30, 2011

    BG doubles Brazil reserves estimate

    BG Group, the UK energy company, has doubled its oil reserves and resources estimates of the assets it holds in Brazil. The...

  31. June 11, 2011

    Honours List

    Companion of Honour Lord Michael Howard, former Tory party leader Knights Bachelor Prof Roger Boyle, national clinical...

  32. June 10, 2011

    King tops business-heavy honours list

    Mervyn King has been knighted in the Queen’s birthday honours list, one of the most high-profile recipients in a list that...

  33. May 10, 2011

    BG production cut amid spate of headwinds

    Civil unrest in north Africa, flooding in Australia and the recent tax increase in the North Sea all compounded to hit...

  34. May 6, 2011

    Warning over energy sector tax increase

    Some of the UK’s biggest gas producers have warned the government that a recent tax increase on the energy industry will...

  35. March 31, 2011

    Sir Win’s lead role in CEO search

    In an unusual move for a FTSE chairman, Lloyds’ Sir Win Bischoff laid out last year’s selection process for the bank’s chief...

  36. February 13, 2011

    Oil and gas groups hope Egypt will not interrupt output

    Oil and gas companies working in Egypt and elsewhere in the Middle East said they did not expect their operations to be...

  37. February 8, 2011

    BG energises long-term plans

    Frank Chapman has delivered an enviable performance at BG Group since taking the helm of the oil and gas producer more than...

  38. February 8, 2011

    BG warns over demand for gas

    The global energy industry faces a “huge supply” challenge to bring online enough new gas to meet demand, according to BG...

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