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    1. August 27, 2008

      Minnow navigates Russian rapids

      The prospect of an agreed exit at £12.50 a share means that Imperial Energy, a relative minnow, could argue it has managed...

    2. April 3, 2008

      Reserves built 'by the drill bit' prove a point of pride

      Imperial Energy has greater oil reserves than any other independent company - that is, excluding Royal Dutch Shell, BP and...

    1. March 26, 2008

      BP recalls workers from Russia

      BP has recalled 148 foreign employees on secondment to the oil group's Russian joint venture, TNK-BP, because of visa...

    2. March 26, 2008

      BP recalls staff from Russia

      BP has recalled 148 foreign employees on secondment to the oil group's Russian joint venture TNK-BP because of visa...

    3. March 26, 2008

      BP recalls staff from Russia after visa issues

      BP has recalled 148 foreign employees on secondment to the oil group's Russian joint venture TNK-BP because of visa...

    4. March 25, 2008

      BP recalls 148 staff from Russia

      BP has recalled 148 foreign employees on secondment to its Russian joint venture TNK-BP because of visa problems as pressure...

    5. March 22, 2008

      Fresh blow to BP's Russian venture

      BP's Russian oil venture, TNK-BP, faced a fresh blow yesterday as Moscow's environmental watchdog said it would launch an...

    6. March 22, 2008

      Moscow ups ante against TNK-BP

      TNK-BPRussia's environment watchdog said yesterday it would investigate TNK-BP's biggest oil unit days after police raided...

    7. March 21, 2008

      New blow to BP’s Russian venture

      BP’s Russian oil venture, TNK-BP, faced a fresh blow on Friday as Moscow’s environmental watchdog said it would launch an...

    8. March 16, 2008

      Political victory of sorts for Imperial

      Imperial Energy, the FTSE 250 oil explorer, is set to announce a boost to its Russian reserves in a sign of easing political...

    9. February 28, 2008

      Norilsk in pollution suit

      Russia's environmental watchdog yesterday said it had filed a Rbs4.35bn ($180m) pollution suit against Norilsk Nickel, the...

    10. November 13, 2007

      Gazprom considers stakes in Timan and Imperial Energy

      Gazprom, Russia's state-owned energy company, is considering taking equity stakes in two London-listed oil companies that...

    11. November 2, 2007

      Imperial receives mystery 25% bid

      Imperial Energy, a UK-listed oil company that has been accused by Russian officials of inflating reserves, has received an...

    12. FT Alphaville

      November 1, 2007

      Imperial's mystery investor

      Fresh intrigue at Imperial Energy, the Russian oil prospector which was accused of cooking its books by the Russian...

    13. October 19, 2007

      Timan regains control of field

      A Russian court has upheld a claim on an oilfield by Timan Oil & Gas, the Aim-listed oil exploration company with interests...

    14. October 11, 2007

      Highland Gold wins key licence extension for Russian project

      Shares in Aim-listed Highland Gold rose 12 per cent yesterday after the group was granted a licence extension for the...

    15. October 11, 2007

      Highland Gold on licence extension

      Shares in Aim-listed Highland Gold rose 12 per cent yesterday after the group was granted a licence extension for the...

    16. October 9, 2007

      Sakhalin Energy is given a green bill of health

      Sakhalin Energy will an-nounce today that an independent consultant hired by a group of international banks has given it a...

    17. October 9, 2007

      Sakhalin Energy is given a green bill of health

      Sakhalin Energy will announce today that an independent consultant hired by a group of international banks has given it a...

    18. October 9, 2007

      Russians claim miner broke licence terms

      Russia's environment watchdog accused Highland Gold yesterday of failing to meet licence requirements at a gold field. The...

    19. October 9, 2007

      Russia news hits Highland Gold shares

      Russia's environmental watchdog yesterday accused Highland Gold of failing to meet licence requirements at a leading gold...

    20. October 8, 2007

      Sakhalin receives green bill of health

      Sakhalin Energy will announce on Tuesday that an independent consultant hired by a group of international banks has given it...

    21. September 21, 2007

      Russian agency takes fresh shot at Imperial

      Imperial Energy, the Russia-focused oil company, has come under fire for work delays at one of its subsidiaries and for...

    22. June 16, 2007

      Urals agrees with Gazprom

      Urals Energy, the Aim-listed Russian oil and gas exploration company, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Gazprom...

    23. May 29, 2007

      TNK-BP faces loss of licence

      Russian regulators are set to discuss as early as Friday the withdrawal of the licence held by BP's Russian venture to...

    24. May 28, 2007

      BP’s Russian venture braced to lose licence

      Russian regulators are set to discuss as early as Friday the withdrawal of the licence held by BP’s Russian venture to...

    25. May 22, 2007

      Moscow ready to revoke licence for BP Russian venture 'in days'

      Moscow ratcheted up pressure on BP's Russian venture yesterday, warning that TNK-BP could see the licence for its vast...

    26. May 21, 2007

      Moscow warns TNK-BP over gas licence

      Moscow ratcheted up pressure on BP’s Russian venture on Monday, warning that TNK-BP could see the licence for its vast...

    27. May 16, 2007

      Sci revels in ratings upgrade

      SCi Entertainment rose yesterday as UBS initiated coverage on the computer games manufacturer with a "buy" rating....

    28. May 16, 2007

      Urals Energy joins Russian targets

      Urals Energy has become the latest oil company to face accusations of environmental offences by a Russian government...

    29. May 5, 2007

      Imperial pursues listing plan

      Imperial Energy, the Aim-listed oil exploration and production company that reported a steep rise in its Russian reserves...

    30. May 1, 2007

      Urals Energy sure on reserves report

      Urals Energy, the oil and gas company, has said it is confident it will not run into trouble with the Russian government,...

    31. April 30, 2007

      Reserves increase by fivefold at Urals Energy

      Urals Energy, the Aim-listed Russian oil and gas exploration company, will today report a fivefold increase in its...

    32. April 23, 2007

      UK Companies Diary: Interest brews in S&N

      ●Peter Hambro Mining, the Aim-listed gold miner, releases full-year results and is expected to unveil a jump in profits...

    33. April 20, 2007

      Mitvol call hits Imperial shares

      Shares in Imperial Energy endured another turbulent day after Oleg Mitvol, head of Russia's environmental watchdog, said he...

    34. April 19, 2007

      Gruff Russian makes habit of campaigning against foreign mining and oil groups

      Oleg Mitvol's calls yesterday for Imperial Energy's licences to be revoked are not the first time the gruff Russian official...

    35. April 19, 2007

      Imperial runs foul of Russian watchdog

      The prospects for Imperial Energyin Russia are in doubt after the head of Russia's environmental watchdog said he had...

    36. April 19, 2007

      SMALL CAPS: INITIATIVES ADD TO UMBRO'S UPWARD MOMENTUM

      *Umbro maintained its recent upward momentum as reports that Apax Partners was considering buying a stake in Adidas added...

    37. February 28, 2007

      BP under pressure over Kovykta field

      Russia stepped up pressure on a key asset held by TNK-BP, BP's Russia venture, yesterday as Lord Browne, BP chief...

    38. February 27, 2007

      BP facing growing pressure over Kovykta field

      Russia stepped up pressure on a key asset held by TNK-BP, BP’s Russia venture, as Lord Browne, BP chief executive, arrived...

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