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21.03.2014 Russia’s Transneft wants pension fund to buy 3% stake

Russian state-controlled oil pipeline monopoly Transneft thinks that a purchase of a 3% stake in the company by the Pension Fund during privatization will be the most acceptable way, though the government should not hurry with the sale, CEO Nikolai Tokarev said on March

15.01.2014 Ukrainian government may sell Chornomornaftogaz

The Ukrainian govenrment will on January 15 discuss a bill to amend the list of assets not subject to privatization. The list currently includes the oil and gas company Chornomornaftogaz (Black Sea Oil and Gas).

13.11.2013 Russia May Postpone Rosneft Privatization

The Russian government may postpone further privatization of oil major Rosneft till 2016 from 2015 and will hold negotiations with its existing shareholders on their participation in the sale, Prime cited First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov as saying on November 12

29.10.2013 Russian Energy Ministry Supports Sale of State Shares in Transneft, Rosneft and Zarubezhneft

The Russian Energy Ministry supports a plan to sell the state-owned shares in the companies Transneft, Rosneft and Zarubezhneft by 2016, deputy minister Aleksey Teksler has said.

21.10.2013 Brazil Minister Says Oil Reserves Not to Be Privatized

Brazil's energy minister on October 19 defended an auction of concessions in a vast offshore oil field, saying it did not mean the country's oil reserves were being privatized, AFP reported on October 20.

11.06.2013 Gazprom Backs Out of Greek DEPA Privatization

Gazprom has decided to not submit a bid to take part in the privatizaiton of DEPA, the Greek public gas corporation, Vslukh reports.

30.04.2013 Russia Econ Min: 2013 Privatization of Major Firms May Raise around RUB320 Billion

Privatization of state stakes in Russia's major companies could raise around 320 billion rubles ($10.2 billion) in 2013, the country's economy minister said Monday, Dow Jones reports.

29.04.2013 Ukrainian Government Wants Right to Decide on Gas Transportation System Sale

The Ukrainian government has proposed that the parliament introduce amendments to the law on pipeline transport in order to have the option to make decisions over selling the country’s natural gas transportation system, according to the corresponding bill seen by RIA Nov

29.04.2013 Ukraine Government Introduces Bill to Allow Pipeline Privatization

Ukraine's government asked parliament on Friday to lift a ban on the privatisation of gas pipelines that pump Russian gas to Europe, which could allow Kiev to sell or lease them to Moscow in return for cheaper gas supplies, Reuters reports.

02.11.2012 State control over Rosneft to decrease - Shuvalov

The acquisition by Rosneft of a 100% stake in TNK-BP will accelerate privatization of the Russian state-owned company. This opinion was voiced in an interview for the "Financial Times" newspaper by Russia’s First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov.