AMOCO CLAIMS BIGGEST PROPERTY SWAP

Amoco Canada Petroleum Co. Ltd., Encor Inc., and Maligne Resources Ltd. have agreed to an exchange of properties valued at more than $1 billion (Canadian). Although no money is to change hands, it may be the largest swap in the history of the petroleum industry, Amoco said. The transaction, to close Mar. 1, involves about 5,000 oil and gas properties in western Canada. Amoco will transfer leases mainly in Alberta and Saskatchewan to Encore and Maligne, whose contributions are yet to be

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