The No. 2 integrated oil and gas firm announced 2 more natural gas finds off western Australia, bringing its total discoveries there to 19 since mid '09. One find was in 3,048 feet of water about 120 miles north of Exmouth, with the second in 3,963 feet, about 180 miles north of that port town. Earlier this month it announced deals in Canada to help it export liquified natural gas to customers in China. Chevron (CVX) shares rose 0.1%.
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