BG Group Q2 Profit Up, While EBITDA, Revenues Plunge On Lower Prices

UK-based energy firm BG Group Plc., which is being acquired by Royal Dutch Shell Plc., reported Friday higher profit in its second quarter, benefited by a significant one-time gain. Meanwhile, business performance EBITDA, a key earnings metric, and revenues plunged from last year mainly reflecting lower commodity prices, despite higher volumes.