Norway awards licenses
Statoil, Hydro, Shell, Eni, BG, Gaz de France and ChevronTexaco were among 16 companies offered participation in production licenses in Norway's 18th licensing round.
Technip-Coflexip wins Blake Flank contract
Technip Offshore UK Ltd, a UK entity of Technip-Coflexip, has won fast-track EPIC contract from BG (NSW) International Ltd for the subsea installation elements of the BG operated Blake Flank development in the Outer Moray Firth.
Joint operation in India
BG, India's Oil and Natural Gas Corporation and Reliance Industries have agreed to jointly operate the Panna-Mukta and Tapti oil and gas fields, ending a row over who would manage the highly-profitable fields.
Egyptian LNG deal
Gaz de France will buy 3.6 million tons of Egyptian sourced liquefied natural gas a year over the next 20 years in a deal with BG, the UK based international gas group and BG’s partners from Egypt and Italy.