Rosneft says talks with BP can resume despite the lapse of a deadline for a share-swap agreement...

|About: BP p.l.c. (BP)|By:, SA News Editor

Rosneft says talks with BP can resume despite the lapse of a deadline for a share-swap agreement between the two companies. But the collapse of BP’s alliance with Russia’s state-run oil company puts Royal Dutch Shell (RDS.A), Exxon Mobil (XOM) and Chevron (CVX) back in play for one of the world’s largest untapped drilling opportunities.