Posts Tagged ‘putin’

Rosneft makes offer for BP's TNK-BP stake

by on October 18, 2012 6:02 am BST
Rosneft makes offer for BP's TNK-BP stakeBY SELINA WILLIAMSLONDON -- BP has received a formal offer from Russian state controlled oil giant Rosneft for its 50% stake in oil producer TNK-BP, a person familiar with the matter said.The person gave no further details on the offer, which other people

Eurogroup’s Juncker, Russia’s Putin put faith in euro

by on September 25, 2012 7:57 pm BST
By Gleb Bryanski MOSCOW, Sept 25 | Tue Sep 25, 2012 3:57pm EDT MOSCOW, Sept 25 (Reuters) - The euro zone is better prepared to overcome difficulties than it was a few years ago, the chairman of the Eurogroup of finance ministers said on Tuesday during a visit to Moscow. "All those who believe that

Putin meets BP executives to discuss Russian expansion

by on September 19, 2012 2:54 am BST
Putin meets BP executives to discuss Russian expansionMOSCOW -- President Vladimir Putin held a surprise meeting with BP's leadership on expanding its presence on the Russian market despite the litany of recent problems endured by the British energy giant in the country, the Kremlin said.Putin met with BP chief executive Robert

Putin’s a right wingman

by on September 6, 2012 9:42 am BST
The Russian president and self-styled hard man has come up with some bird-brained ideas in the past, but his latest headline grabber has really taken off.Putin, who regularly ruffles the feathers of oil & gas supermajors, donned baggy white overalls, a helmet and some goggles before taking