Russia's Lukoil reviews Iraqi pipeline options

Russia's Lukoil reviews Iraqi pipeline options

BAGHDAD, June 6 (UPI) --Russian energy company Lukoil said it was including pipeline construction in the terms of its contract for the West Qurna-2 oil field in Iraq.
Daniel J. Graeber

Lukoil shoots for 150,000 bpd from Iraq

MOSCOW, April 24 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Lukoil expects to produce around 150,000 barrels of oil per day from the West Qurna-2 field in Iraq by January, the chief executive said.

Lukoil expected in Iraq for oil talks

MOSCOW, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Russian energy company Lukoil aims to count production from the West Qurna-2 field in southern Iraq as part of its overall gains, an executive said.

Gazprom, Lukoil discuss regional assets

MOSCOW, Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Russian natural gas company Gazprom said it hosted delegates from oil company Lukoil to discuss reserves in the Caspian Sea and northern Russia.

Moscow, Astana consider oil joint venture

MOSCOW, May 18 (UPI) -- A joint venture between Russia and Kazakhstan targets the hydrocarbon potential in the Caspian Sea, a Russian oil executive said.

Lukoil starts work at Iraqi oil field

BASRA, Iraq, April 25 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Lukoil announced it started production drilling and the construction of a production facility at the West Qurna-2 field in Iraq.

Russia's Lukoil starts drilling in Iraq

MOSCOW, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Russia's private oil company Lukoil announced that it started drilling operations in the West Qurna-2 oil field near the Iraqi port city of Basra.

Lukoil has big refinery ambitions

MOSCOW, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- About $25 billion in investments during the next decade will help expand LUKoil's oil refining and petrochemical industry, an executive said.

Russian oil companies want laws changed

MOSCOW, June 23 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Lukoil is talking with its partners at Rosneft on offshore projects but legislative hurdles are in the way, the company's chief said.

Russia's Lukoil eyes Iraqi oil development

MOSCOW, June 16 (UPI) -- Officials at Russia's private oil company LUKoil said they were interested in upgrading infrastructure associated with the West Qurna oil field in Iraq.

Russia's Lukoil, Rosneft eye joint work

MOSCOW, April 26 (UPI) -- Russian oil company Lukoil said it was planning a venture with state-run energy company Rosneft related to projects on the continental shelf.
Russia's Lukoil looks at upbeat future

Russia's Lukoil looks at upbeat future

MOSCOW, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Russian private oil company Lukoil aims to increase exploration in the coming years after posting modest production declines in 2010, the company said.

Lukoil explores Europe's wind potential

MOSCOW, July 13 (UPI) -- Promoting wind energy with European partners is a boon for energy companies working in areas were power supplies are scarce, Russia's Lukoil announced.

Lukoil wants info on BP containment effort

MOSCOW, June 29 (UPI) -- Experience gained by British oil company BP in controlling the Gulf of Mexico oil spill should be divulged, the head of Russian oil company Lukoil said.

Russian energy production to fall in 2011

MOSCOW, June 17 (UPI) -- Oil and gas production in Russia is predicted to fall beginning in 2011.
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Vagit Alekperov (Azerbaijani: Vahid Yusuf oğlu Ələkbərov); (Russian: Вагит Юсуфович Алекперов, born September 1, 1950 in Baku, Azerbaijan) is an Azerbaijani businessman and currently a President of the leading Russian oil company LUKOIL.

He is currently rated by Forbes magazine as the eighth richest person in Russia with $13.9 billion of net worth and the 50th richest person in the world.

He was born in Baku, one of the earliest centers of the international petroleum industry. His father, who died when Vagit was a boy, worked in the oil fields all his life and inspired Alekperov to follow in his footsteps. Alekperov's father was a Muslim and his mother, Russian Orthodox. Alekperov is religious, but does not define himself as either Muslim or Orthodox. He was eighteen when he landed his first job in the industry.

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