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BG Group is a company founded in 1997 when British Gas plc separated from Centrica plc. It specializes in the exploration and extraction of natural gas, liquefied natural gas and to a lesser extent oil. It has a few pipelines and is involved in energy- delivery projects.

Major player in the global energy market, BG Group is a dynamic and growing business with operations in more than 25 countries on five continents who account for 60 % of the professional workforce of BG.

In 2011, BG Group net income amounted to USD 8.2 billion and its workforce exceeds 6,000 people.

Operator and holder of an offshore exploration license Sfax (Gulf of Gabes), BG Group is the largest producer of gas in Tunisia, supplying over 60% of domestic gas production. It also operates the field of Miskar (100% operated by BG Group) and the Hasdrubal field (50%operated by BG Group).

In 2011, its net production reached 14.6 million boe.

The group is one of the largest foreign investors in Tunisia. The investments of BG Tunisia, a subsidiary of BG Group, amounted so far to USD 3.5 billion.