ExxonMobil Corp. is considering a sale of its German Esso
gas station chain, Bloomberg News reported
Thursday on its website, citing unnamed people familiar
with the process.
Two of the people said the unit, which includes more than
1,100 gas stations, could fetch more than 1 billion ($1.3
billion), the report said.
Exxon is in preliminary talks with various parties, some of
whom might be from Russia or eastern Europe, the report cited
the people as saying.
The report said an ExxonMobil Central Europe spokeswoman,
Gabriele Radke, declined to comment on any possible
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