BRIEF-Trafigura buys Nexen's third-party lease business in Canada
NEW YORK, April 17 (Reuters) - Trafigura signs deal with Nexen Marketing:
* Nexen Marketing has signed a deal to sell its third-party lease business in Canada to Trafigura Canada.
* The announcement positions Trafigura as one of the largest third-party crude aggregators in Western Canada, Trafigura says.
* Nexen Marketing is the a Calgary, Alberta-based unit of China National Offshore Oil Corp.
* Previously, Reuters reported that Nexen was closing its crude oil trading division following a round of job cuts Source: Press release: here (Reporting By Catherine Ngai)
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