In continuance of the company announcements on 18 October 2011, DONG Energy can
now announce that the acquisition of Shell Gas Direct from Shell UK has been
DONG Energy acquired Shell Gas Direct for GBP 30 mill. equivalent to
approximately DKK 260 million.
“In the new company, DONG Energy Sales UK, our primary objective right now is
to secure the customers a smooth transition and continue the first class
service provided so far. We will strive to enhance the service with new
offerings and tailored consulting,” says Executive Vice President Lars Clausen,
With an annual supply of around 2.5 billion cubic metres of natural gas DONG
Energy Sales is now among the largest business-to-business gas retail companies
in the UK. Situated in London the company has approximately 130 employees and a
business-to-business market share of 11%.
DONG Energy is already an established player in the UK with offshore wind
farms, a gas-fired power station and oil and natural gas exploration.
The information provided in this announcement does not change DONG Energy’s
previous financial guidance for the 2012 financial year or the announced
expected investment level.
For further information, contact:
+45 9955 9583
Morten Hultberg Buchgreitz
+45 9955 9750
DONG Energy is one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. We are
headquartered in Denmark. Our business is based on procuring, producing,
distributing and trading in energy and related products in Northern Europe. We
have approximately 6,000 employees and generated DKK 57 billion (EUR 7.6
billion) in revenue in 2011. For further information, see www.dongenergy.com