What's Behind Shell's LNG Asset Swap?

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Chevron and Shell agreed to swap stakes in two Australian LNG projects, with Chevron gaining more natural gas fields close to its $29 billion Wheatstone export terminal. At a quick glance, the deal makes sense from Chevron's point of view, but Shell's interest in two fields in the $30 billion Browse project is not readily evident. Check out this video for more information on Shell's LNG plans and how the company can further profit from this swap.

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