Glencore plc, formerly Glencore Xstrata Plc, is a diversified natural resource company. The Company operates in three segments: Metals and Minerals, which includes copper, nickel, zinc/lead, alloys, alumina/aluminum and iron ore; Energy Products, which includes controlled and non-controlled coal mining and oil production operations and investments in strategic handling, storage and freight equipment and facilities, and Agricultural Products, which focuses on grains, oils/oilseeds, cotton and sugar. The Company�s operations consist of over 150 mining and metallurgical sites, offshore oil production assets, farms and agricultural facilities. In July 2014, Glencore PLC and Caracal Energy Inc announced that Glencore PLC has completed the acquisition of Caracal Energy Inc. In August 2014, Glencore PLC sold its entire interest in Las Bambas copper mine, to consortium owned 62.5% by MMG Ltd, 22.5% by GUOXIN International Investment Corporation Ltd and 15.0% by CITIC Metal Co., Ltd.