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2008-10-02 15:00:57

Excerpt from "Vesti" news report by state-owned Russian television channel Rossiya on 2 October [Presenter] At another working meeting today, [Russian Prime Minister] Vladimir Putin discussed the construction of the strategic oil pipeline Eastern Siberia - Pacific Ocean, the ESPO. Its first 1,000-km-section, from Talakan to Tayshet, will be launched tomorrow, and it will start taking oil to the Angarsk oil refinery. [Passage omitted: background details] As the prime minister said today,...

2008-09-30 09:00:50

Russian oil company Rosneft and The World Bank have signed an emission reduction purchase agreement for emission reduction units accumulated as a part of the associated gas utilization project at Rosneft's Komsomolskoye oil field in the Yamal-Nenez autonomous region of Russia. The oil field is being developed by the Rosneft's subsidiary, Rn-Purneftegaz. The World Bank has acted on behalf of the European, Danish, Italian and Spanish carbon funds. During the 20082012 period Rosneft has...

2008-07-16 21:00:25

MOSCOW. July 16 (Interfax) - Transneft (RTS: TRNF), TNK (RTS: TNKO)-BP and Rosneft (RTS: ROSN) have struck a deal on the exchange of oil supplies, the pipeline monopoly said in a statement. The agreement involves the supply of 13 million tons of oil per year from the Vankor oil field (Krasnodar Territory), developed by Rosneft, to the Ryazan oil refinery owned by TNK-BP. TNK-BP, for its part, will organize oil supplies from the Samotlor field (Khanty-Mansiisk autonomous district) to...


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