FAS: foreign companies claiming stake in EDC

FAS: foreign companies claiming stake in EDC


The head of FAS Igor Artemyev did not begin to specify, whether Schlumberger filed a new application for approval of the transaction by the government Commission on foreign investment.

MOSCOW, 16 Oct. Foreign companies want to buy shares in a Russian drilling company Eurasia Drilling Company (EDC), it is possible that the discussion of this question will come back and Schlumberger, told journalists the head of FAS Igor Artemyev.

“Rosneft” is not exactly interested in, but about foreign companies, I know there is some interest and, perhaps, Schlumberger… of Course, (to return to the question of buy shares — ed.)”, – said Artemyev on the sidelines of a conference on Antimonopoly regulation, answering the question what companies want to buy shares of EDC.

Artemyev did not begin to specify, whether Schlumberger filed a new application for approval of the transaction by the government Commission on foreign investment. “Let’s save the plot, I’m not going to say whether it bid or not,” he added.