Cabinet approves acquisition of 11 percent stake in JSC Vankorneft by ONGC Videsh Limited

Acquisition of 11 percent stake in JSC Vankorneft by ONGC Videsh Limited

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to an acquisition by ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) for 11% stake in JSC Vankorneft from M/s Rosneft Oil Company (Rosneft), the National Oil Company (NOC) of Russian Federation (Russia). Rosneft operates Vankor fields, with Vankorneft, its wholly owned subsidiary.

Details about the JSC Vankorneft stake acquisition

OVL will be paying an amount of US $ 930 million for acquiring 11% stake in Vankorneft.

The acquisition of stake in Vankorneft will provide 3.2 Million Metric Ton of Oil Equivalent (MMTOE) to OVL by 2017. It will also provide an opportunity to Indian public sector Oil and Gas companies to acquire new technologies from Rosneft. The acquisition is in line the ONGC’s stated objective of adding high quality international assets to India’s Exploration and Production (E&P) portfolio and thereby augmenting India’s energy security.

x

Check Also

Daily Current Affairs - 7th April 2017

Daily Current Affairs – 7th April 2017

Following are the Current Affairs for 7th April 2017: National/Entertainment 1. 64th National Film Awards – Winner ...