Articles by Alexander Tutushkin



Oil Firms Face Gas Station Cap

A new bill prepared by the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service would prohibit a company with more than 35 percent of the market share of gas stations in a particular area from expanding its operation any further in that region.

LUKoil Looking to Shed Tanker Fleet

LUKoil is negotiating to sell off its fleet of tankers for about $300 million, said a former manager at the oil major's subsidiary LUKoil Arctic Tanker.

Yukos Beats LUKoil in Production

Yukos has taken over as No. 1 oil producer for the first time, beating out LUKoil in monthly crude production for October, according to the Energy Ministry.

TNK, Sibneft Forge Partnership

Once cutthroat competitors, oil majors Tyumen Oil Co. and Sibneft have revealed themselves in a new guise -- strategic partners.

Yukos 'Smart' House Tops $40M

None of the oil majors change their Moscow address as often as Yukos does, and now the No. 2 oil player is investing into a building designed especially for itself.

LUKoil Chief Interested in More Than Output

LUKoil's president Vagit Alekperov talks about business and his inclusion in Forbes magazine's rich list.

BP to Produce Gas For Local Stations

BP has become the first international oil major to produce its own motor fuel for local gas stations.

Kasyanov Rushes on LUKoil Sale

The government is rushing to create an investment vehicle to sell a stake in LUKoil to get around a State Duma restriction on the sale of stakes in large state enterprises.

State to Sell LUKoil Shares on NYSE

The State Property Fund said this week that its biggest project for 2001 will be to sell 6 percent of No. 1 oil major LUKoil through American Depository Receipts.

LUKoil Orders $71M in Rail Tankers

Oil company LUKoil and Uralvagonzavod concluded a contract for 4,000 rail tankers between 2001 and 2005.

UES Snaps Up a Stake In RenTV From LUKoil

The nation's No. 1 oil firm LUKoil has sold a large block of shares in RenTV to UES.

Survey: City's Gasoline Frequently Substandard

More than a quarter of samples of gasoline at Moscow's filling stations were substandard.

Energy Ministry Losing Important Responsibility

PSA regulation may be transferred from the Energy Ministry to the Economic Development Ministry.

Interfax, Alfa to Use Net for Oil Trade

State May Take Control Over Norsi

Sidanko's New Manager Locked Out of Subsidiary

State to Take Bids for 85% Stake in Onako

Transneft to Own Baltic Pipeline