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Cenovus prices $2.9 bln debt offering

April 4 (Reuters) - Cenovus Energy said on Tuesday it priced a $2.9 billion offering of senior notes to fund the acquisition of assets in Western Canada from ConocoPhillips .

Last week, the company agreed to buy oil sands and natural gas assets from ConocoPhillips in a cash-and-stock deal valued at C$17.7 billion ($13.3 billion).

The notes offering is expected to close on or about April 7 Cenovus said in a statement. (Reporting by Komal Khettry in Bengaluru; Editing by Anil D'Silva)