Mar 26, 2013
Lukoil is looking to the Gulf for its next growth phase as it ramps up production in Iraq. Read Article Lukoil invests heavily in region
Nov 18, 2012
Iraq will give preference to offers by Russia's Lukoil and China's CNPC if they decided to bid for ExxonMobil's stake in the West Qurna-1 oilfield.
Read Article Iraq to prefer Russia and China bids for Exxon stake
Aug 23, 2010
Russia plays the Iran game cleverly. Visiting Iran for an oil deal 10 years ago, I was asked whether I was a Russian working on the nuclear plant at Bushehr, on the Gulf coast. I was surprised at the question but perhaps I shouldn't have been: Russia had been involved in the project since 1995. Read Article Kremlin holds the winning hand in Iran sanctions game