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Russia's Rosneft to court Eastern investors

Russia's Rosneft to court Eastern investors

MOSCOW, July 18 (UPI) --Russian oil producer Rosneft will be among the key participants in an international investment conference in the Far East, state media said Friday.
Daniel J. Graeber
BP reviewing Russian role after sanctions

BP reviewing Russian role after sanctions

MOSCOW, July 18 (UPI) --With a minority stake in Russian oil company Rosneft, a spokesman for BP said the company is reviewing the latest round of U.S. sanctions on Russia.
Daniel J. Graeber
Weatherford keeps strong Middle East core

Weatherford keeps strong Middle East core

GENEVA, Switzerland, July 14 (UPI) --Oil services company Weatherford International said most of its rigs are positioned in the Middle East after selling off some of its assets to Russia's Rosneft.
Daniel J. Graeber
Rosneft sees huge potential in arctic resources

Rosneft sees huge potential in arctic resources

MOSCOW, May 1 (UPI) -- Taking advantage of the resource potential in the Russian arctic is one of the top priorities for oil company Rosneft, President Igor Sechin said.
Daniel J. Graeber
Treasury Sec. Lew defends sanctions against Russia

Treasury Sec. Lew defends sanctions against Russia

WASHINGTON, April 29 (UPI) -- Treasury Secretary Jack Lew defended the program of sanctions the Obama administration has leveled against Russia, insisting the sanctions were taking a toll.
Gabrielle Levy
VKontakte founder: Social media site under Kremlin control

VKontakte founder: Social media site under Kremlin control

MOSCOW, April 22 (UPI) -- Pavel Durov, founder of VKontakte, claims he has been removed from his position and the Russian government has taken control of the website.
Aileen Graef

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.
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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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