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Spectre of oil giant Rosneft looms over Russian independent media

Moscow - Russian oil giant Rosneft, run by a close ally of President Vladimir Putin, is wielding growing influence over Russia's remaining independent media outlets, already squeezed by tightening press freedoms and pressure from the Kremlin.

Op-Ed: Maduro foils US sanctions by funneling oil funds through Rosneft

Venezuela's president Nicolas Maduro is funneling funds from the sale of Venezuelan oil through the Russian state energy giant Rosneft. This avoids the sanctions the US has designed to economically cripple Venezuela and drive Maduro from power.

Schroeder elected chairman of board at Russia's Rosneft

Sanktpeterburg - Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder announced Friday that he would chair the board of Russia's state-controlled oil major Rosneft after shareholders approved his nomination.

Russian oil giant Rosneft says hit by 'powerful' cyberattack

Moscow - Russian state oil giant Rosneft said Tuesday that its servers had suffered a "powerful" cyberattack, but insisted that production had not been hit."A powerful hacking attack has been carried out against the company's servers," Rosneft said on Twitter.

Libya's National Oil Co. strikes deal with Russia's Rosneft

The Libyan National Oil Corp. (NOC) has signed a deal for cooperation on oil with the Russian oil giant Rosneft. The deal was made on the sidelines of International Petroleum Week held in London UK.

Russian economy minister sacked, held over '$2mn-bribe' charges

Moscow - Russian Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev was sacked Tuesday and put under house arrest on suspicion of pocketing a two-million-dollar bribe in a deal involving state-controlled oil giant Rosneft.

Russian economy minister under house arrest over '$2mn-bribe' charges

Moscow - Russia on Tuesday put Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev under house arrest for two months over suspicions he pocketed a two-million-dollar payoff during a deal involving state-controlled oil giant Rosneft.

Russian economy minister detained over alleged $2 mln bribe

Moscow - Russia's security service has detained Economy Minister Alexei Ulyukayev on suspicion of taking a two-million-dollar bribe over a massive deal involving state-controlled oil giant Rosneft, investigators said Tuesday.

Arctic 30 welcome Greenpeace protest ship back to Amsterdam

Amsterdam - Greenpeace's protest vessel, the ice-breaker Arctic Sunrise, docked in Amsterdam, Holland, Saturday, almost a year after Russian authorities seized the ship and arrested its crew during Greenpeace protests against Arctic oil drilling.

ExxonMobil ignores sanctions to drill in Arctic with Russia

ExxonMobil and Rosneft, Russia's state-owned oil company commenced drilling operations on Saturday in the Kara Sea with a video conference call from Russian President Vladimir Putin from his residence in Sochi on the Black Sea.

Western-based multinationals may suffer from sanctions on Russia

Moscow - Western multinational energy companies already have $35 billion invested in Russian oil development. New sanctions on Russia by the US and EU may put that investment at some risk.

Russian company and ExxonMobil launch unique drilling rig

Moscow - Russian company Rosneft together with ExxonMobil have launched a unique platform with the world's most powerful drilling rig in the Okhotsk Sea

Op-Ed: Sanctions in Russia create problems for global multinationals

Washington - Every year CEO's of the globe's largest oil companies meet in Moscow for an economic forum and to meet with Vladimir Putin and his chief lieutenant in the energy realm Igor Sechin.

Russia's Rosneft considers $66 bn rouble bond offer: Report

Moscow - Russia's biggest oil company Rosneft is considering offering 2.4 trillion rubles ($66.2 billion) in ruble-denominated bonds to finance its colossal debt in possible response to the weakening ruble and the risk of sanctions over Russia's seizure of Crim...

Rosneft profit soars thanks to booming gas output

Moscow - Russia's oil giant Rosneft reported a 51-percent jump in annual profit on Tuesday thanks to a huge boost in natural gas output that made it the country's third-largest producer.

Latvian bank fights Russian oil & gas firms for loan Special

What’s it like to wrestle an outstanding debt from Russian “oligarchs"? The Latvian state’s distressed asset management agency shares some of its recent experiences.

Exxon and Rosneft reach agreement to develop Arctic Ocean

Irving - ExxonMobile and state-controlled Russian oil behemoth OAO Rosneft have reached a $3.2 billion deal to develop Arctic and Black Sea hydrocarbon resources, as well as in other countries across the globe, and will share their expertise in technology.

BP, Russia reach agreement on Arctic drilling

No sooner had a presidential commission issued its report on last year’s Gulf of Mexico oil spill slamming the oil industry for careless practices, when BP closed a deal with the Russian state-run oil firm Rosneft for drilling in the Russian Arctic.

Gigantic oilfield located in Russia

Moscow -- An important oilfield discovery in East Siberia has been announced. Russia's largest oil company, Rosneft, states over 150 million tonnes, or 1.1 billion barrels, of oil has been found.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin gives the OK to start drilling by video conference on August 9, 2014.
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