YPF Holds Talks With Shell, Apache for Partnerships, Pagina Says

YPF SA (YPFD) Chief Executive Officer Miguel Galuccio met with Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDSA) and Apache Corp. (APA) executives to discuss possible partnerships, Pagina/12 said today citing a YPF internal document.

Officials from the Argentine state-owned oil company will also meet with Chevron Corp. (CVX) management in Houston this week to discuss projects, the Buenos Aires-based newspaper said.

Chevron spokesman James Craig and Apache spokesman Claudio Barone didn’t immediately reply to telephone calls and e-mails seeking comment. Shell spokesman Ignacio Perez declined to comment.

To contact the reporter on this story: Pablo Gonzalez in Buenos Aires at pgonzalez49@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: James Attwood at jattwood3@bloomberg.net

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