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    1. February 4, 2014

      Russian oligarchs take battle to NY court

      The 2013 purchase by two tycoons was the third-biggest oil acquisition of all time. Now another oligarch is demanding a...

    2. September 25, 2013

      Maxim Barsky in spotlight over attempt to oust Urals Energy board

      Maxim Barsky, former deputy chief executive and heir apparent of defunct Russian oil group TNK-BP, has emerged as the...

    1. April 11, 2013

      Investor assault on BP pay awards

      A top-10 investor in BP launched a strong public assault on the company’s pay policies on Thursday, saying they allowed...

    2. April 2, 2013

      Rosneft: supermajor in the making?

      Is Rosneft a supermajor in the making or a teddy bear with a weight problem? Igor Sechin, chief executive of the Russian oil...

    3. March 31, 2013

      ‘Red Lenin’ leads Russia’s oil revolution

      To find the cradle of Russia’s coming oil revolution, look no further than “Red Lenin”. This is the name of the oilfield in...

    4. March 28, 2013

      Russian oil cash fuels mobile bidding war

      A bidding war between Russian groups for Sweden's Tele2 Russia mobile phone operator erupted on Thursday, a day after it...

    5. March 8, 2013

      BP’s reserves ratio ‘abnormally low’

      BP only replaced 6 per cent of its 2012 oil production, excluding its Russian joint venture TNK-BP, an unusually low figure...

    6. February 24, 2013

      BP stuck in holding pattern

      In January 2010, BP was riding high. Its market capitalisation had just overtaken rival Royal Dutch Shell’s, making it...

    7. February 4, 2013

      The Week Ahead: February 4 – February 8

      Diary commentary from FT reporters; data and company announcements, unless otherwise stated, from Thomson Reuters. Company...

    8. February 1, 2013

      Exploration costs eat into Rosneft profits

      Rosneft, Russia’s biggest oil company by production, posted disappointing fourth-quarter results as rising costs ate into...

    9. January 1, 2013

      Remaking BP has yet to pay off

      BP has carried out one of the most radical asset disposal programmes in UK corporate history over the past two years. It is...

    10. November 29, 2012

      Kremlin retains influence on business

      One surprising feature of the long-running scrap between the oligarchs Vladimir Potanin and Oleg Deripaska for control of...

    11. November 1, 2012

      Rosneft gas deal turns up heat on rivals

      Rosneft has won a multibillion-dollar contract to supply gas to Russia’s state power company Inter RAO, propelling the state...

    12. October 31, 2012

      TNK-BP minority investors left in doubt

      Igor Sechin added to concerns about investor rights in Russia when the Rosneft chief executive said the state-controlled oil...

    13. October 30, 2012

      BP raises dividend after Russian deal

      BP has increased its dividend payouts in a signal to investors of its greater optimism that it is finally bouncing back from...

    14. October 19, 2012

      BP board weighs up Rosneft offer

      BP’s board met on Friday to consider Rosneft’s offer for the company’s stake in TNK-BP, Russia’s third-largest oil producer,...

    15. October 18, 2012

      BP poised for fresh start in Russia

      BP is poised to fulfil a dream that has eluded it for years – a fresh start in Russia. The company has been long locked in...

    16. October 18, 2012

      Russia could lose from Rosneft bid

      Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president, believes that state control of the energy sector is crucial to restoring Russia’s...

    17. October 18, 2012

      Rosneft offers $28bn for stake in TNK-BP

      Rosneft has offered BP up to $28bn in cash and shares for its 50 per cent stake in TNK-BP, in a deal that will turn the...

    18. October 17, 2012

      Russia energy landscape faces whirlwind

      Igor Sechin is closing in on a deal that could catapult the chief executive of Russia’s Rosneft into Big Oil’s premier...

    19. October 17, 2012

      Rosneft set to clinch deal on TNK-BP

      The chief executive of Rosneft will on Thursday finalise a deal with BP that will turn the Russian national champion into...

    20. October 9, 2012

      Putin supports TNK-BP sale plan

      Russian president Vladimir Putin backs BP’s plan to sell its 50 per cent stake in TNK-BP to the state oil group Rosneft and...

    21. October 8, 2012

      BP’s partner in TNK-BP looks to sell stake

      BP’s billionaire partners in TNK-BP said they want to sell or list their 50 per cent stake in the business, creating a new...

    22. September 28, 2012

      BP sells Malaysian petrochemicals unit

      BP will sell its Malaysian petrochemicals interests to Reliance of India for $230m. The sale is part of a divestment...

    23. September 25, 2012

      TNK-BP partners eye BP’s entire stake

      BP’s Russian billionaire partners in TNK-BP are preparing an all-cash offer for the UK oil company’s 50 per cent holding in...

    24. September 19, 2012

      Trouble Bruin for AAR as Dudley mulls sale

      What would life be like if you were chained to a bear? The oligarchs who own 50 per cent of BP’s Russian joint venture...

    25. April 13, 2012

      Small caps: Barsky stake lifts Matra

      Matra Petroleum won the small-cap race this week after surging 53.9 per cent on the back of Maxim Barsky, once chief...

    26. April 13, 2012

      Rosneft and Exxon ready to seal deal

      Rosneft is expected to finalise a groundbreaking joint venture with ExxonMobil on Monday that will grant the US oil major...

    27. April 13, 2012

      Ex-TNK-BP’s Barsky has lead stake in Matra

      Maxim Barsky, the Russian oil executive who stepped down from BP’s joint venture TNK-BP last October after being groomed for...

    28. April 11, 2012

      Small caps: Barsky to join Matra board

      Aim-traded oil and gas company Matra Petroleum dropped 14.5 per cent early in the session before recovering to trade flat at...

    29. April 11, 2012

      Barsky makes a return with Matra

      Maxim Barsky, the Russian oil executive who stepped down from BP’s joint venture TNK-BP last October after being groomed for...

    30. December 11, 2011

      TNK-BP warned on legal action

      Two of the independent directors in TNK-BP, the Russian joint venture of BP, warned the board that legal action by the...

    31. December 9, 2011

      Pair of independent directors to quit TNK-BP

      Gerhard Schröder, the former German chancellor, and James Leng, the former chairman of Rio Tinto, are to quit the board of...

    32. December 7, 2011

      BP talks peace deal with Russian partners

      BP has discussed the outline of a possible settlement with its Russian billionaire joint venture partners in TNK-BP to try...

    33. November 11, 2011

      Siberian court rejects claims against BP

      A Russian court threw out two multibillion-dollar claims against BP on Friday, handing the UK oil group a key win in a legal...

    34. October 31, 2011

      TNK-BP to buy $1bn stake in Amazon venture

      TNK-BP, BP’s Russian oil venture, has reached an agreement to buy a 45 per cent stake in Amazon oil exploration blocks from...

    35. October 24, 2011

      TNK-BP ponders action over failed Rosneft deal

      TNK-BP’s management has recommended that its main board discuss filing suit for billions of dollars in damages against BP...

    36. October 24, 2011

      The oilman

      As vice-president of the oil-field services of Russian energy giant TNK-BP, Evgeny Bulgakov might have been forgiven for...

    37. October 21, 2011

      BP nearer to Gulf of Mexico return

      BP has moved a step closer to returning to drilling in the Gulf of Mexico following the devastating spill last year, after...

    38. October 12, 2011

      BP buoyed by Siberian court decision

      BP won a small victory against minority investors in TNK-BP, its Russian joint venture, when a Siberian court ruled that the...

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