Total sells Nigeria offshore oil stake for $2.5B

Associated Press
Total sells Nigeria offshore oil stake for $2.5B

A petrol attendant fills a car at a Total petrol station in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012. French oil company Total SA said Monday it had sold its stake in an offshore oil field near Nigeria for $2.5 billion to the Chinese state-run firm Sinopec Corp., a sign of the China's growing stakes in the West African nation's oil production. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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