Monday Mar 17
Londongrad Dealmakers Threatened by Sanctions
Russian companies have made $180 billion in deals globally in the past two years, providing steady profits to London bankers, lawyers, and image crafters as the city has become a hub for such transactions.
The Washington Post
Billionaire Fridman's L1 Buys RWE Oil Unit for $7.1 Billion
L1 Energy, the investment vehicle of Russia's fourth-richest man Mikhail Fridman, agreed to buy RWE AG's Dea oil and gas unit, gaining assets in the U.K., Germany and the North Sea.
BP: Growth Projects Will Bolster The Company's Top And Bottom Line
BP is shifting towards a more focused portfolio as it completed the divestiture of assets worth $38 billion and also has plans in store to divest assets worth $10 billion.
UPDATE 1-Rosneft challenges Gazprom monopoly to export Russian pipeline gas
Russia's top crude oil producer Rosneft wants to break the monopoly of another state-owned energy champion, Gazprom, to export gas via pipelines, sources said on Friday, signalling a flare-up between powerful clans.
WRAPUP 1-BP says "absolutely stands" by Russian investments
Oil major BP stands by its investments in Russia, chief executive Bob Dudley said on Tuesday amid calls from U.S. officials to isolate Russia and reduce economic cooperation with Moscow over the Ukrainian crisis.