BHP Billiton (BHP) is thinking about selling its U.K. petroleum operations, which include crude...

|About: BHP Billiton Limited (BHP)|By:, SA News Editor

BHP Billiton (BHP) is thinking about selling its U.K. petroleum operations, which include crude oil and natural gas fields and a processing plant. The divestments would be part of BHP's strategy of narrowing the focus of its mining and energy portfolio, and follow other deals such as the proposed sale of an Australian gas-export project for $1.63B.