BG's Deputy Chief Executive to Retire

William Friedrich, Deputy Chief Executive, has submitted his intention to retire from BG Group. It has been agreed that he will step down from the Board and Group Executive Committee following the Board meeting on 13th December 2007.

As an Executive Director his contractual notice period is 12 months but, subject to an effective transition of his responsibilities as Deputy CEO, he will be leaving the Group on 31st July 2008.

There are matters discussed in this media information that are forward looking statements. Such statements are only predictions and actual events or results may differ materially. For a discussion of important factors which could cause actual results to differ from the forward looking statements, refer to the Company's annual report and accounts for the year ended 31 December 2006. The Company does not undertake any obligation to update publicly, or revise, forward looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent legally required.