Foster Wheeler gets Russian liquefied natural gas contract

ZUG, Switzerland, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Engineering company Foster Wheeler said Monday it was selected to help with initial developments of a Russian liquefied natural gas project for the Far East.

Russia's Rosneft reports record production level

MOSCOW, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft said its daily production of hydrocarbons in the third quarter reached a record 4.9 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Russia sees global advantage in oil

DAEGU, South Korea, Oct. 17 (UPI) -- With U.S. oil exports restricted and the Middle East and North Africa in turmoil, it's Russia that can ensure energy security, Rosneft said from South Korea.

Russia unfazed by U.S. shale

MOSCOW, Oct. 7 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft said it was still one of the world's premier energy explorers despite the production gains from the United States.

Rosneft, Exxon hand out Far East LNG contracts

MOSCOW, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Rosneft and U.S. counterpart Exxon Mobil announced they've awarded engineering contracts for a Far East liquefied natural gas plant.

Russia's Rosneft eyes larger natural gas role

MOSCOW, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The acquisition of a stake in a Russian arctic natural gas project from European rivals will help with long-term strategic plans, oil company Rosneft said.

Rosneft, Exxon review Far East LNG

MOSCOW, Aug. 22 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Rosneft said the most efficient way to capitalize on Far East reserves is through liquefied natural gas.

Russia joins energy hands with Azerbaijan

BAKU, Azerbaijan, Aug. 14 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Rosneft said it will form a joint venture with its Azeri counterparts for upstream oil and natural gas development.

Pussy Riot releases first song since trial

MOSCOW, July 17 (UPI) -- Pussy Riot representatives said the band has released its first song since two of its members were jailed last year for hooliganism.

Russian to survey Far East reserves

MOSCOW, July 2 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft said it started looking at the natural resource potential at three license areas in the Sea of Okhotsk.

Vitol, Rosneft sign LNG deal for Asia

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 21 (UPI) -- Swiss energy trading company Vitol said Friday it signed a deal with Russian energy company Rosneft to secure LNG from the Far East.

Exxon Mobil, Rosneft to research arctic energy

WASHINGTON, June 12 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft and U.S. counterpart Exxon Mobil said they reached a deal to set up an arctic research center with an eye on future exploration.

Russia investigating bank clients in $1B money-laundering scheme

MOSCOW, May 31 (UPI) -- Clients of a bank owned by Russia's largest oil company are under investigation for possible laundering of almost $1 billion, interior ministry officials say.

Rosneft eyes Far East oil wth Inpex

MOSCOW, May 30 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft announced it signed a deal with Japan's Inpex Corp. to explore areas off Japan's western coast.

Japan, Russia join LNG hands

MOSCOW, April 18 (UPI) -- An agreement with Marubeni Corp. on the implementation of an LNG project ensures a foothold in the Asian market, Russian company Rosneft said.
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Igor Ivanovich Sechin (Russian: Игорь Иванович Сечин, born 7 September 1960, Leningrad, Soviet Union) is a Russian official, considered a close ally of Vladimir Putin. Sechin is often described as one of Putin's most conservative counselors and the leader of the Kremlin's Siloviki faction, a statist lobby gathering former security services agents.

Igor Sechin currently is Deputy Prime Minister of Russia in Vladimir Putin's cabinet.

Igor Sechin graduated from Leningrad State University in 1984 as a linguist fluent in Portuguese and French.

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