NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Another year, another big deal in the natural gas space. Chesapeake (CHK - Get Report) has announced a $2.3 billion joint venture sale of shale assets, this time in the Utica, to another foreign multinational oil company, this time French giant Total (TOT - Get Report).These deals are becoming more and more common, as the big land grab for shale acreage of the last two years changes into a full-scale effort of major natural gas E+P companies looking to monetize those purchases.
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