BG Group plc operates as an integrated natural gas company worldwide. Business Strategy The company focuses on understanding, building and supplying natural gas markets worldwide. Segments The company operates in three segments: Exploration and Production, Liquefied Natural Gas, and Transmission and Distribution. Exploration and Production This segment explores for, develops, produces, and markets gas and oil. Liquefied Natural Gas This segment’s activities combine liquefaction and regasification facilities with the purchasing, shipping, marketing and sale of Liquefied Natural Gas. The company also buys gas resources under long-term purchase agreements or on the spot market to meet liquefied natural gas demand. Transmission and Distribution This segment operates as a gas distributor in Brazil. It serves natural gas to residential, industrial and commercial customers through a pipeline network of approximately 8 000 kilometers. In 2011, it added approximately 1 100 kilometers to its pipeline network. The company also supplies approximately 350 natural gas vehicle (NGV) filling stations, gas-fired power stations and co-generation plants. In 2011, the company supplied gas to 1 000 industrial customers (2010 1 000), approximately 10 400 commercial customers (2010 9 800) and approximately 820 000 residential customers (2010 approximately 755 000). This segment focuses on Brazil and India. Dispositions In 2011, the company reviewed its operations in the Africa, the Middle East and Asia region and made the decision to cease exploration activity in certain locations. In 2011, the company reviewed its power operations in the Europe and Central Asia region. History BG Group plc was founded in 1972.
bg group plc (BG/:London Stock Exchange)
100 Thames Valley Park Drive
Reading, RG6 1PT
Phone: 44 11 8935 3222
Fax: 44 11 8935 3484www.bg-group.com
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