- BG Group plc
SummaryRoyal Dutch Shell plc (Shell) proposed to acquire BG Group plc (BG). Both Shell and BG produce oil and gas globally, including gas in Australia.
Market definitionPlease refer to the Public Competition Assessment.
Competition analysisPlease refer to the Public Competition Assessment.
|11/06/2015||ACCC commenced review under the Merger Process Guidelines.|
|09/07/2015||Closing date for submissions from interested parties.|
|16/07/2015||ACCC requested further information from Shell.|
|31/07/2015||ACCC received further information from Shell.|
|07/08/2015||ACCC requested further information from Shell and BG.|
|21/08/2015||ACCC received further information from Shell and BG.|
|03/09/2015||Former proposed decision date of 3 September 2015 delayed by ACCC to allow additional time to consider the proposed acquisition.|
|17/09/2015||ACCC published a Statement of Issues outlining preliminary competition concerns.|
|08/10/2015||Closing date for submissions relating to Statement of Issues.|
|22/10/2015||Former proposed decision date of 12 November delayed by ACCC to allow additional time to consider the proposed acquisition.|
|19/11/2015||ACCC announced it would not oppose the proposed acquisition.|