LONDON, April 28 The chief executive of UK oil
and gas group BG Group, Chris Finlayson, has resigned
with immediate effect for personal reasons, the company said on
Non-executive chairman Andrew Gould will take over as
interim executive chairman, BG Group said.
"The board felt that it was in the best interests of the
Group to accept Chris' resignation and seek fresh leadership,"
said Gould, who will revert to the position of non-executive
chairman once a new CEO is appointed.
BG also said its full-year production target was expected at
the lower end of its guidance of 590-630 thousand barrels of oil
equivalent per day due to ongoing output problems in Egypt.
(Reporting by Karolin Schaps; Editing by Mark Potter)