DONG: UK will be our “number two territory”

DONG Energy sees the UK as its “number two territory” following its buy-out of Shell’s commercial gas supply business which was completed in May. The Danish parent company of the newly titled DONG Energy Sales UK wants to replicate the success of its integrated energy business on home territory in Britain, said Lars Clausen, DONG’s […]

DONG to offer dual fuel bill with new £30m Shell buy

DONG Energy today snapped up commercial energy supplier Shell Gas Direct for £30 million from Anglo-Dutch oil firm Shell. The London-based business supplies 11% of the UK’s commercial gas market, with more than 5,000 industrial customers. First announced last year, the finalised deal brings a name change to the business, which will now be called DONG Energy […]

Shell to sell UK gas branch to DONG

DONG Energy is set to buy Shell’s industrial and commercial gas business in the UK, Shell Gas Direct Limited, for £30 million. Shell supplies around 2.5 billion cubic metres of natural gas, making it one of the UK’s largest gas sales and marketing companies. In a statement the company said the sale was “to optimise […]

Specialist firms lift standards of UK energy market

UK businesses are reaping the rewards of an extremely competitive energy market, with new market entrants and specialist small providers driving up standards and lowering costs, according to research from analysts at Datamonitor. Datamonitor interviewed 2,000 major energy users and found that suppliers are using a variety of tactics to attract customers in the extremely […]