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Rosneft, Exxon bite work in Russian arctic

MOSCOW, Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Working with U.S. supermajor Exxon Mobil will help unleash the "enormous resource potential" in the Russian arctic, Rosneft executive Igor Sechin said.

Russia's Rosneft invests big in Venezuela

CARACAS, Venezuela, Jan. 30 (UPI) -- Russia's state-owned oil company Rosneft said it aims to invest around $10 billion to support its work in the Venezuelan energy sector.

Rosneft expands role in Venezuelan oil

MOSCOW, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Rosneft said it received approval from Moscow for a deal to expand its footprint in the giant Junin-6 oil field in Venezuela.

BP's Dudley to monitor TNK-BP deal

MOSCOW, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- BP Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley will serve on a steering committee to help Rosneft with the integration of TNK-BP, the Russian oil company said.

Rosneft signs AAR deal for half of TNK-BP

MOSCOW, Dec. 12 (UPI) -- Russia's state-owned oil company Rosneft announced Wednesday it signed the agreement to purchase the Russian side of the TNK-BP consortium.

Rosneft, Exxon consider arctic environment

IRVING, Texas, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Exxon Mobil announced Friday it signed a declaration with Russian oil company Rosneft for the protection of the Russian arctic during oil and gas operations.

Rosneft to wrap up TNK-BP deal by December

MOSCOW, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Rosneft is expected to finalize a deal to take on the Russian half of the TNK-BP joint venture as early as next month, the company's CEO said.

Eni, Rosneft discuss Russian OCS

MILAN, Italy, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- An executive from Italian energy company Eni said he discussed prospects for the development of Russian waters with his Russian counterpart.

Rosneft set to finish $25 billion upgrade

LONDON, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Russia's giant oil company Rosneft is set to invest $18 billion to upgrade its oil refineries, the firm's president, Igor Sechin, said.

Rosneft, Exxon probe shallow arctic waters

MOSCOW, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Rosneft and Exxon Mobil announced plans for a feasibility study for a platform capable of exploring shallow arctic waters.

Statoil, Rosneft outline arctic plans

STAVANGER, Norway, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Norwegian energy company Statoil said it would finance the costs associated with exploration in the Barents of Okhotsk seas in a partnership with Rosneft.

Putin: Energy privatization a priority

MOSCOW, July 13 (UPI) -- Privatization must remain a top priority, Russian President Vladimir Putin told the first meeting of his presidential energy sector commission this week.

Rosneft, partners, eye Black, Barents seas

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia, June 22 (UPI) -- Russian company Rosneft welcomed its European counterparts to take part in energy exploration in the Barents and Black seas.

Putin urges Gazprom to meet cold demand

MOSCOW, Feb. 6 (UPI) -- Gazprom should do all it can to meet the gas demands of its European customers during a bitter cold wave, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin says.

Mystery of Moscow's bid to free gunrunner

BEIRUT, Lebanon, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Moscow is pressing the United States hard to repatriate arms dealer Viktor Bout, who was convicted by a New York court Nov. 2 on four counts of terrorism and conspiring to kill Americans.
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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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