Texaco officials could not be reached at their homes or offices for comment yesterday.
It was at a youth leadership seminar that he met a Texaco official who offered to supply him, cash on delivery.
Meanwhile, Texaco officials met with one of the two creditor committees working on the company's bankruptcy proceedings.
Texaco officials have opposed that plan but are said to support the concept of such a cap-and-base settlement.
On Sunday, Texaco officials were said to have endorsed the figures of the creditors' committee.
Texaco officials were not immediately available to comment.
Texaco officials have said they would contribute to a proposed $13.5 million Oriente cleanup fund.
The potential buyers have not been identified, but a Texaco official said the company was negotiating with several parties.
Texaco officials said the Soviets had identified reserves of at least five billion barrels of oil in the region.
Texaco officials said the additional leeway granted by the judge would not slow their settlement efforts.