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Sunday 23 August 2009
Ftse-100 energy giant Centrica is set to win its £1.3bn battle to take over Venture Production, a North Sea oil-and-gas group.
Thursday 30 July 2009
British Gas owner Centrica said its residential profits rose 80 per cent in the first half of the year due to last year's price hikes and a colder than average winter.
Sunday 12 July 2009
Sam Laidlaw, the chief executive at Ftse 100 energy giant Centrica, has vowed that his £1.3bn hostile bid for North Sea oil and gas group Venture Production will stabilise prices for its 10 million households.
Saturday 11 July 2009
Centrica is offering 845p a share cash to buy Venture in a deal that values the Scottish oil and gas producer at £1.3bn.
Sunday 05 July 2009
British Gas owner Centrica is expected to make a hostile £1bn-plus bid for Venture Production, the oil and gas production company.
Sunday 21 June 2009
British Gas owner Centrica is prepared to go hostile in its 850p-a-share bid for oil and gas group Venture Production as its prey holds out for 950p.
Thursday 11 June 2009
The chairman of Tate & Lyle and the chief executive of the Pru are among the newly appointed members of the Bank of England's Financial Stability Committee, a high level committee set up to monitor financial stability.
Thursday 07 May 2009
Britain's biggest household energy supplier, British Gas, cut its electricity prices by 10 per cent today, its parent company Centrica said.
Thursday 19 March 2009
Legal & General bucked the market trend last night, rising by 5 per cent or 1.5p to 31.2p, after a City broker weighed in with words of support.
Friday 27 February 2009
Thursday 26 February 2009
Centrica announced plans today to create around 1,500 engineering and "green" jobs at British Gas this year as part of a £15bn investment plan.
Thursday 26 February 2009
Centrica said today its British Gas residential arm made profits of £379 million last year.
Monday 23 February 2009
The banking sector is set to dominate the headlines again this week, with Royal Bank of Scotland and Lloyds Banking Group due to report full-year results on Thursday and Friday respectively.
Sunday 15 February 2009
Friday 06 February 2009
Three new power stations with the capacity to provide electricity to four million homes were given the go-ahead by the government yesterday.
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