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Friday 01 June, 2012

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BP NOTIFIES PARTNERS RE TNK-BP

RNS Number : 6091E
BP PLC
01 June 2012
 



press release

 

 

1 June, 2012

 

 

BP Notifies Partners of its Intention to Pursue 

a Potential Sale of its Interest in TNK-BP

 

 

BP announced today that it has received unsolicited indications of interest regarding the potential acquisition of its shareholding in TNK-BP.

 

In light of these unsolicited approaches and consistent with its commitment to maximising shareholder value, and its obligations under the Shareholder Agreement, BP has notified Alfa Access Renova of its intention to pursue a potential sale.

 

There can be no guarantee that any transaction will take place.

 

A further announcement will be made when and if appropriate.

 

 

 

Notes to editors:

 

•      TNK-BP is a leading Russian oil company, owned equally by BP and Alfa Access Renova. The company was formed in 2003 as the result of the merger of BP's Russian oil and gas assets and the oil and gas assets of Alfa Access Renova.

 

•      TNK-BP is vertically integrated with a diversified upstream and downstream portfolio in Russia and Ukraine and international interests in Brazil, Venezuela and Vietnam.

 

 

Further information:

 

BP press office London: +44 (0)20 7496 4076, bppress@bp.com

 

 

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