Anadarko (APC +1.3%) has held early-stage talks with Exxon (XOM) and Shell (RDS.A) about selling...

|About: Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (APC)|By:, SA News Editor

Anadarko (APC +1.3%) has held early-stage talks with Exxon (XOM) and Shell (RDS.A) about selling a share of its natural gas discoveries offshore Mozambique, a top government official says. Although APC and Eni (E) plan to jointly develop an LNG plant there, neither has much experience with building and operating such costly plants; XOM and Shell are two of the world's top LNG investors and shippers.