LUKoil, Sibneft and the Tyumen Oil Company (TNK) are not bidding for purchasing assets of the oil company Severnaya Neft, Andrey Vavilov, the member of the upper house of the Russian parliament and former Chairman of the company's Board of Directors, told RosBusinessConsulting. He stressed that provisions of the deal would be announced only on February 1, 2003. Neither representatives of the company nor institutions closed to it are going to comment on the deal and announce the buyer.
As reported earlier, Vavilov declared yesterday that the oil company Severnaya Neft would have a new owner. According to the senator, the agreement on selling this company has been achieved already. There is a buyer, a large oil company whose name is not to be announced as yet. Vavilov said it had been the first deal of such a level, in which offshore schemes had not been used. Over the past four years, the company's oil production has advanced from 600,000 to 2.5m tons annually.
The discovery of the submarine has unveiled a few "inconsistencies." For example, how can one explain the fact that the sub was found where it needed to be searched for from the start?
When on a state visit to Singapore, Russian President Vladimir Putin promised to revisit the discussion of the 1956 Declaration between the USSR and Japan regarding the issue of the peace treaty with Japan
The TurkStream, which runs along the bottom of the Black Sea from Russia's Anapa to Turkey, will consist of two lines, each with a capacity of 15.75 billion cubic meters of gas a year