Chevron, BP and Royal Dutch Shell are among the early bidders submitting offers worth between $7 billion and $9 billion for BHP Billiton's entire US shale unit, according to sources. BHP expects proceeds of at least $10 billion if its sells the entire shale portfolio to a single party and as much as $13 billion if it sells the assets in several individual packages.
BP, Chevron among bidders for BHP's US shale assets
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