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Explaining the Shell - BG Group merger

Whenever there is a large fall in oil prices, the largest energy extraction firms start sniffing around the smaller ones. The reason for this is that the share prices of the smallest energy companies tend to fall by more than the larger companies, even though there is no loss of expertise, or reserves of oil and gas. 562 more words

Economics

[330] Royal Dutch Shell buys BG Group and Caplan on libertarian economics

Boom Bust, Apr 2015

Energy companies have not been doing so hot these days, particularly in the face of plunging oil prices. As a result, some energy companies are preying on their weak competitors. This week,…

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Economy

Exxon Chief Rex Tillerson Has Two Years to Save His Lost Legacy

It was a moment of triumph for the chief executive officer of ExxonMobil. Almost a decade into the job, Rex Tillerson learned in September 2014 that the costliest well in the company’s history had struck oil a mile beneath the icy seas off the Siberian coast. 1,338 more words

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Shell gains significant market by acquiring BG Group

The oil and gas enterprises Shell and BG Group have just sealed what happens to be the third biggest deal ever in the sector in regard of company value. 249 more words

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Shell & BG Group Deal - Not Everyone's Happy

(Pay packages and short termism at BG Group and Amec Foster Wheeler)

Shareholders in BG Group should surely be happy. The offer from Shell values their shares at about £13.50 per share which is a premium of 50% to that which they have recently been trading. 545 more words

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Shell to Buy BG Group for About $70 Billion

Deal the latest sign of how tumbling energy prices are shaking up the global oil-and-gas industry

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