Rosneft, Lukoil Awarded Barents Licenses
Friday, June 14, 2013 Rosneft and Lukoil awarded shares in three exploration licenses in the Norwegian Barents Sea.
UK Energy Minister, Russia Deputy PM Discuss UK-Russia Energy Cooperation
Monday, June 10, 2013 UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary says he met Russian deputy PM Arkady Dvorkovich and Igor Sechin, the head of Rosneft, in London earlier to discuss UK-Russian energy cooperation.
Polar Completes North Slope Acquisition
Monday, June 03, 2013 Polar Petroleum completes its acquisition of a 100 percent Working Interest (WI) in 12 oil and gas leases offshore Alaska's North Slope region, collectively known as the Point Thomson project.
Rosneft, Inpex Agree on Okhotsk Sea Exploration
Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Russia agrees to set up a joint venture with Inpex to explore the Sea of Okhotsk.
PdVSA to Receive $1.5B Loan from Rosneft for Oil Joint Venture
Thursday, May 23, 2013 PdVSA and Rosneft signs deals to boost production at a new joint venture in the South American country's vast Orinoco heavy oil belt.
BP Sees Strong 1Q after TNK-BP Sale
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 BP reports a threefold increase in profit for the first quarter as proceeds from sale of TNK-BP offset a fall in oil and gas production.
TNK-BP Acquisition Boosts Rosneft's 1Q Production
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Rosneft enjoys an 82.4% boost to its production of hydrocarbons thanks to the TNK-BP acquisition.
Rosneft to Achieve $2.4B Synergies with TNK-BP Integratioin
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Rosneft sees it achieving $2.4 billion of synergies over the next three years from its integration with oil company TNK-BP.
Lukoil Executive: Russia Unlikely to Sell Large Rosneft Stake Soon
Thursday, April 18, 2013 The Russian government is unlikely to sell a large stake in state-controlled Rosneft in the near future and won't give up its dominant position in the energy sector, says Leonid Fedun.
Rosneft, Marubeni Sign LNG Deal
Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Rosneft and Japan's Marubeni Corporation team up to build LNG plant and develop oil and gas fields in Russia's Far East.
Rosneft To Invest $1.5B In East Arctic Shelf Survey
Friday, April 12, 2013 Rosneft plans to invest $1.5 billion to survey the East Arctic shelf, deputy general director at Rosneft-Shelf-Far-East said, according to Interfax.
Russia Considers 2013 Rosneft Stake Sale
Thursday, April 11, 2013 The Russian government is considering reducing its stake in Rosneft to just over 50 percent in 2013, according to the country's minister for the economy.
Shell, Gazprom to Sign Arctic Agreement
Friday, April 05, 2013 Shell and Gazprom Neft say they will sign an agreement to partner on projects in Russia's Arctic shelf.
Rosneft, Lukoil and Novatek Apply for Lebanese Offshore Projects
Wednesday, April 03, 2013 Russia's Rosneft, Lukoil and Novatek were among 52 companies that have applied for licenses to explore for oil and gas offshore Lebanon.
TNK-BP Boosts Production, Reserves
Thursday, March 28, 2013 TNK-BP reports that it boosted its hydrocarbon production by 1.8 percent during 2012, while its total proved reserves hit 9.8 billion barrels.
Rosneft Approves Loan of up to around $10 Billion from TNK-BP
Tuesday, March 26, 2013 Russian state-owned oil giant Rosneft's board of directors has approved a potential loan worth up to around $10 billion from TNK-BP, a joint-venture recently acquired by the Russian oil major, for a period of five years.
BP Pays Down $4.5B of Debt with TNK-BP Proceeds
Friday, March 22, 2013 After using $8 billion of cash received from Rosneft to buy back stock, BP intends to use the remaining $4.5 billion to reduce its debt.
Rosneft Becomes World's Largest Listed Oil Producer with Completion of Deal
Thursday, March 21, 2013 Rosneft closes deals worth around $55 billion to take over TNK-BP and become the world's largest listed oil producer, with BP as a major shareholder.
BP Close to Securing Arctic Oil Deal With Rosneft
Thursday, March 21, 2013 BP is close to securing a deal to partner with Rosneft in a long-coveted offshore oil project in the Arctic, Rosneft President Igor Sechin says.
Rosneft's TNK-BP Takeover Completed by End March
Tuesday, March 12, 2013 Rosneft's $55 billion takeover of TNK-BP will be completed by the end of March, according to sources.