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Canadian Natural Resources to buy Devon Energy's assets in Canada for $2.8 bln

May 29 (Reuters) - Oil and gas producer Canadian Natural Resources Ltd said on Wednesday it would buy the Canadian assets of its U.S. peer Devon Energy Corp for about C$3.8 billion ($2.81 billion).

The deal is expected to close by June 27, 2019, the company said. ($1 = 1.3506 Canadian dollars) (Reporting by Shanti S Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by James Emmanuel)