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Libya Pursues Eni

Via The Wall Street Journal, a report that Libya’s state-run energy fund plans to acquire a minority stake in Italian oil and gas company Eni SpA and might push for representation on Eni’s board.  According to the article: “…In a phone interview on Sunday from Tripoli, Shokri Ghanem, head of Libya’s National Oil Co., said […]

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Gazprom Neft Seeks to Expand Overseas

As reported by The Silk Road Intelligencer, Gazprom Neft – a subsidiary of Russian natural gas monopoly Gazprom – had initiated talks to acquire a 49 percent stake in Mangistaumunaigas (MMG), a Kazakh oil company, according to Russian media.  As the article notes: “…The deal is a part of Gazprom Neft’s strategy to expand overseas […]

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