By INTI LANDAURO
French power company GDF Suez is close to seal a deal to buy
the liquefied natural
gas unit from Spain's oil company Repsol, French website
Wansquare said Friday, citing banking
GDF Suez's CEO Gerard Mestrallet may announce a deal
during an investors day scheduled next Thursday.
GDF Suez is interested in the unit as it is already big on
gas production, export and supply shipment,
Repsol put its natural
gas unit, which operates in Canada, Peru and Trinidad and
Tobago, after the Argentine government seized its oil
activities in the country.
Officials at Repsol and GDF Suez declined to comment on the
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