Vagit Alekperov

Alekperov appointed president of Lukoil

Alekperov appointed president of Lukoil

Vadim Vorobyov has been appointed the Lukoil's new president. The corresponding decision was made by the company's shareholders at a special meeting held on May 30. "A decision was made ... to terminate the powers …

UK sanctions Russian top businessmen

UK sanctions Russian top businessmen

President of the Russian oil producer Lukoil Vagit Alekperov, Board Chairman of Sistema Holding Vladimir Evtushenkov and ex-President of Russian Railways Vladimir Yakunin were added to the updated sanction list posted on the website of the UK …

LUKOIL to enter exploration project in Caspian sea

LUKOIL to enter exploration project in Caspian sea

LUKOIL signed an agreement yesterday on acquiring a 25% participating interest in the Shallow Water Absheron Peninsula (SWAP) exploration project in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea from BP. The deal is expected to complete …

Forbes names Russia's richest businesman

Forbes names Russia's richest businesman

Forbes magazine has compiled the rating of 200 richest Russian entrepreneurs, topping the list is head and beneficiary of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin with a fortune of $19.7 billion (up from the 6th place with $18.1 billion). …

Potanin bypasses Alekperov in Russian billionaires list

Potanin bypasses Alekperov in Russian billionaires list

Russian tycoon Vladimir Potanin, one of core owners of metals giant Norilsk Nickel, has become the richest man in the Russian section of the Forbes Real-Time Billionaires list, which tracks wealth of tycoons in real time, with …

Russia's LUKOIL to develop Azerbaijani fields

Russia's LUKOIL to develop Azerbaijani fields

Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev held a meeting with President of Russian LUKOIL company Vagit Alekperov in Davos yesterday. The sides discussed the joint development of Azerbaijan's …

Russian billionaires gain leading wealth rebound

Russian billionaires gain leading wealth rebound

The 23 Russian billionaires on the Bloomberg Billionaires Index added $52.9 billion to their fortunes in 2019, the most in four years. The index is calculated basing on the share price of the companies, in which the billionaires have …

Forbes names five most successful Russian billionaires

Forbes names five most successful Russian billionaires

Russia's edition of Forbes published its own version of the top 5 most successful Russian billionaires in 2019. The leader of the rating was the biggest shareholder in Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin - over the …

Alekperov about LUKOIL's two new projects in Azerbaijan

Alekperov about LUKOIL's two new projects in Azerbaijan

Russia's LUKOIL company is showing interest in two projects in Azerbaijan, the company's Chief Executive Vagit Alekperov said.  “We are in talks with the Azerbaijani side and we hope to complete them …

Vagit Alekperov: wrong to deepen oil output cuts in winter

Vagit Alekperov: wrong to deepen oil output cuts in winter

Chief executive of Lukoil Vagit Alekperov said in that it would not be expedient to deepen global oil production cuts in the winter season, especially for Russia. He said that Russia would be able to restore oil …

Lukoil CEO calls for permanent OPEC deal

Lukoil CEO calls for permanent OPEC deal

Russian oil producer Lukoil's chief executive Vagit Alekperov said that the oil output deal between OPEC and its allies should stay in place permanently. Speaking at Lukoil's annual general meeting in Moscow, he …

Forbes names Russia's wealthiest businessmen

Forbes names Russia's wealthiest businessmen

The Russian edition of Forbes published the list of Russia’s 200 wealthiest businessmen. The list is topped by retailer Leonid Mikhelson, co-owner of Sibur and Novatek, with $24 billion. Vladimir …

Vagit Alekperov and Iraqi PM discuss Eridu field project

Vagit Alekperov and Iraqi PM discuss Eridu field project

President of LUKOIL Vagit Alekperov held a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi in Baghdad. The meeting was also attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Russian …

LUKOIL to expand its presence in Azerbaijan

LUKOIL to expand its presence in Azerbaijan

Russia’s company LUKOIL intends to expand its presence in Azerbaijan, head of the company Vagit Alekperov said on the sidelines of the 13th meeting of the OPEC/non-OPEC Joint Ministerial Monitoring Committee (JMMC) in …

 Alekperov assesses effects of sanctions on Lukoil

Alekperov assesses effects of sanctions on Lukoil

Technological sanctions placed on Russia's oil and gas sector have negatively affected Lukoil's operations and the sphere as a whole, but it is possible to adapt to restrictions, Lukoil's President Vagit Alekperov …