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Who’s next?

Screen Shot 2015-04-09 at 00.19.50Extracts from an article by Sean Farrell and Julia Kollewe published by The Guardian, 8 April 2015, under the headline:

Shell’s BG takeover has oil industry asking who’s next

“Only Exxon has the flexibility to do big-ticket deals like BG Group. In contrast, Total, Eni and Statoil will have to content themselves with the pick ’n’ mix counter.”

BP could find itself the target of a takeover. The deal most commonly mooted by analysts is a bid by ExxonMobil to combine the two companies’ US businesses. After Shell’s move for BG, the US giant may feel emboldened to act.

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