BHP Billiton to Sell Gas Business in Pakistan

- February 16th, 2015

Mining Weekly reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP,ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT) has agreed to sell its gas business in Pakistan to a local firm for an undisclosed amount.

Mining Weekly reported that BHP Billiton Ltd. (NYSE:BHP,ASX:BHP,LSE:BLT) has agreed to sell its gas business in Pakistan to a local firm for an undisclosed amount.

As quoted in the market news:

BHP, operator of the Zamzama gas field and processing plants, has been looking to sell its 38.5% stake for some time, as it works to simplify its petroleum business to focus on the United States, Australia, and Trinidad and Tobago.

BHP stated in an emailed statement:

The transaction is subject to regulatory approval and is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2015.

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