Argentina adds Repsol's YPF Gas to takeover bill

BUENOS AIRES, April 18 Wed Apr 18, 2012 4:12pm EDT

BUENOS AIRES, April 18 (Reuters) - Argentina has included a Repsol-controlled company called YPF Gas in a government-sponsored bill to nationalize YPF, the country's biggest energy firm, a ruling party senator told Reuters on Wednesday.

"There's a division called YPF Gas and that's what will be expropriated," Sen. Marcelo Fuentes said, confirming a report by the state news agency Telam. "It's expanding the object of the expropriation."

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