Rosneft to treat TNK-BP minorities with respect - First Dep PM
MOSCOW, April 18
MOSCOW, April 18 (Reuters) - Russia's state oil company Rosneft intends to resolve the problem with minority shareholders in oil company TNK-BP, First Deputy Prime minister Igor Shuvalov told an investment conference on Thursday.
"They understand that it is a problem, that it is necessary to treat these investors with respect and resolve this problem," Shuvalov said.
Minority shareholders in TNK-BP's Russian subsidiary TNK-BP Holding have been dissatisfied over Rosneft's attutude towards them.
Rosneft's head Igor Sechin has said Rosneft has no obligations before TNK-BP minority shareholders and the company will not offer any buyout.