Gazprom Sells Stake in Eni-Enel JV for $1.5B

MOSCOW (Dow Jones Newswires), Nov. 3, 2010

Russian gas firm Gazprom has sold a controlling stake in SeverEnergia--a natural gas project part-owned by Eni and Enel --for $1.5 billion, Gazprom's oil arm Gazprom Neft said Wednesday.

Gazprom's management in September approved the sale of a 51% stake in SeverEnergia, which includes former assets of bankrupt Yukos, to a joint venture owned by Gazprom Neft and Novatek, which is Russia's No. 2 gas producer.

The two companies bought the stake for $1.5 billion and also took on a debt of $250 million, said Gazprom Neft Deputy Chief Executive Vadim Yakovlev.  

Copyright (c) 2010 Dow Jones & Company, Inc.

Related Companies

Our Privacy Pledge

Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Construction Contracts Analyst
Expertise: Contracts Administration|Legal
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Senior Construction Contracts Manager
Expertise: Construction Manager|Legal
Location: Alpharetta, GA
Sourcing Commodity Leader - Aerospace
Expertise: Project Management|Supply Chain Management
Location: Irvine, CA
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $53.87/BBL 0.48%
Light Crude Oil : $50.73/BBL 0.79%
Natural Gas : $3.33/MMBtu 2.14%
Updated in last 24 hours