Tokyo Electric Power (TKECY.PK), Mitsubishi (MBFJF.PK) and shipping company Nippon Yusen...

|By:, SA News Editor

Tokyo Electric Power (TKECY.PK), Mitsubishi (MBFJF.PK) and shipping company Nippon Yusen (NPNYY.PK) are in talks to pay $4.4B for a stake in Chevron's (CVX +1.2%) Wheatstone natural gas project in Australia. It's one of several Australian LNG projects aiming to meet rising Asian demand, as Japan ramps up thermal power generation after the Fukushima disaster shut all its nuclear stations.