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Total signs Indonesia gas exploration contracts

PARIS, Oct 9 (Reuters) - French oil major Totalsaid on Tuesday that it had signed two production sharingcontracts with the government of Indonesia.

One of the exploration blocks is based in the southwest ofSumatra, while the other is adjacent to the country's mostprolific gas producing offshore block, which is also operated byTotal, the company said in a statement.

Financial terms were not disclosed.

(Reporting by Christian Plumb; Editing by James Regan)

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