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Lukoil said to be in talks with oil majors to sell Venezuela stake

  • Russian oil producer Lukoil (LUKOY, LUKOF) reportedly has been in talks with international majors about selling its stake in a consortium developing a large oil project in Venezuela.
  • Lukoil has said it wanted to sell its 20% stake in the Russian Junin-6 consortium developing heavy oil in the Orinoco basin to focus on other projects; consortium leader Rosneft apparently made a low-ball offer, and Lukoil has since held talks with Cnooc (CEO), Sinopec (SNP), Statoil (STO), Chevron (CVX), Total (TOT) and various state-run firms.
  • The Russian consortium owns a 40% stake in the project; Lukoil's stake in the consortium is said to be worth ~$200M.
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Comments (2)
  • youngman442002
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    anyone who buys this is very stupid....The Socialists will just take it from you in time
    6 Dec 2013, 08:52 AM Reply Like
  • smurf
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    CVX would have to be on drugs to buy anything in Venezuela. Gads!
    6 Dec 2013, 10:01 AM Reply Like
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