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Melissa Akin

INTERVIEW-Gazprom set to compete in Asia LNG market -export chief

Jun 21 2013

ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 21 Gazprom is ready to take on potential Russian and Australian rivals for Asia's ballooning liquefied natural gas market, its export chief said after President Vladimir Putin signalled an end to its exclusive right to export LNG.

BP looks at tough onshore Russian projects with Rosneft

Jun 20 2013

ST PETERSBURG BP Chief Executive Bob Dudley said the British major would look at direct participation in "really difficult" Russian onshore oil ventures with Rosneft , which already has an exploration deal with ExxonMobil .

TNK-BP veteran Muir heads up Alfa investment vehicle-sources

Jun 10 2013

LONDON/MOSCOW, June 10 A vehicle to reinvest nearly $14 billion earned by two Russian billionaires from their stake in TNK-BP will be headed by Jonathan Muir, who as the oil venture's finance chief managed billions in dividend flows, three sources said.

Rosneft in no rush to sell assets: CFO

Jun 03 2013

MOSCOW/LONDON Russia's Rosneft is under no pressure to sell assets to fund debt repayments and will decide how to streamline its business once cost savings from a takeover of rival TNK-BP become clear, its finance chief said on Monday.

Banks in the dark over $15 billion of promised Rosneft M&A business

May 31 2013

LONDON/MOSCOW Banks that helped Russian oil company Rosneft finance its $55 billion buyout of rival TNK-BP have been left waiting for their payback - a share in $15 billion in asset sales expected to follow the deal, sources familiar with matter said.

Banks in the dark over $15 billion of promised Rosneft M&A business

May 31 2013

LONDON/MOSCOW Banks that helped Russian oil company Rosneft finance its $55 billion (36 billion pounds) buyout of rival TNK-BP have been left waiting for their payback - a share in $15 billion in asset sales expected to follow the deal, sources familiar with matter said.

Banks in the dark over $15 bln of promised Rosneft M&A business

May 31 2013

LONDON/MOSCOW, May 31 Banks that helped Russian oil company Rosneft finance its $55 billion buyout of rival TNK-BP have been left waiting for their payback - a share in $15 billion in asset sales expected to follow the deal, sources familiar with matter said.

Rosneft to take over Russian gas firm Itera for $3 billion

May 28 2013

MOSCOW Russia's state-controlled oil company Rosneft is planning to take over local gas firm Itera for $3 billion, two sources close to Rosneft said on Tuesday, strengthening its hand in challenging Gazprom's industry dominance.

Rosneft to take over Russian gas firm Itera for $3 billion

May 28 2013

MOSCOW Russia's state-controlled oil company Rosneft is planning to take over local gas firm Itera for $3 billion, two sources close to Rosneft said on Tuesday, strengthening its hand in challenging Gazprom's industry dominance.

Book Talk: Russia's oil riches gained and lost as wheel of fortune turned

Apr 18 2013

MOSCOW Some of the world's biggest fortunes were made and lost when the fall of the Soviet Union threw together a motley gang of brash young tycoons, hard-bitten oilmen and KGB veterans to scrabble for riches amidst the rubble of the Soviet oil industry.

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