The US has asked the Japanese government to withdraw from Iran's Azadegan oil field project in which Japanese oil developer Inpex Corp has a stake, a Japanese newspaper reported on Wednesday.
The Yomiuri newspaper quoted a Japanese governm
Austrian oil company OMV AG has resisted Iranian pressure to push ahead with investment in a gas project and is prepared to be dropped as a partner, rather than invest now, an executive said on Wednesday.
Helmut Langanger, OMV exploration
Russia's Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of gas monopoly Gazprom, plans to acquire new assets and so cannot yet predict its this year's dividends, the firm's head said.
Gazprom Neft president Alexander Dyukov said on Friday that the company woul