BRIEF-Penn West to sell properties in Slave Point for $148 mln
March 21 (Reuters) - Penn West Petroleum Ltd
* Entered definitive agreement for sale of properties in Slave Point area of Northern Alberta for cash consideration of $148 million
* Entered either definitive agreements or LOI to sell some of non-core assets for aggregate cash consideration of about $80 million
* Due to limited development capital allocated to Slave Point during 2015,2016, expected production declines for area are about 35 pct
* Sale of Slave Point is expected to lower Penn West's corporate per barrel operating costs and reduce corporate decline rates Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Bengaluru Newsroom: +1-646-223-8780)
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