LUKoil Overseas, the foreign operating unit of Russian oil major LUKoil, has discovered a new oil field in the Republic of Komi, Russia, the company reported. The new oil field is called Severo-Niyedzyusk. The estimated resources of the new oil field are seen at 4.1 million tons. A test well has been drilled yielding 120 tons of oil per day, the company said. LUKoil is now developing a plan to set up the transportation and pipeline infrastructure necessary for developing the field, the Russia Journal reported.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a briefing in Beijing that the question about the shipment of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Syria had not been resolved yet. However, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad said that S-300 missile systems had been delivered to Syria last month
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems