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Good to be boring

6 November 2006 By Cyrus Sanati

The $50bn US energy company s decision to sell its exploration and production unit to focus on its utility business makes sense. But the way it s doing it, though an allcash deal, may wind up destroying value. Even if it fetches a high price, taxes will bite.

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