Argentine state oil company YPF (YPF +6.2%) says it is in advanced talks with potential partners...

|About: YPF Sociedad Anonima (YPF)|By:, SA News Editor

Argentine state oil company YPF (YPF +6.2%) says it is in advanced talks with potential partners on the development of its shale assets, putting it on track to meet its investment goals and bring shale gas resources onstream after it was nationalized. YPF could complete a deal with Bridas Energy before year-end, and an agreement with Chevron (CVX) likely will close in Q1 2013.