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Lukoil/Repsol

Lukoil's Spanish ambitions probably derive in part from the same calculation that has underlain many companies' foreign expansion since the Yukos affair: that owning high-profile assets internationally is insurance against Kremlin assault.

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Lukoil in Talks to Buy BP Stake in Caspian Pipeline

OAO Lukoil, Russia’s biggest independent oil company, is in talks to buy BP Plc’s stake in the Caspian Pipeline Consortium, which may clear the way for expanding the link. Chevron is the largest corporate owner with 15 percent, while Exxon Mobil Corp.and a joint venture between Russia’s OAO Rosneft and Royal Dutch Shell Plc each hold 7.5 percent.

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