«The deal of the century» — this is how Russian and world analysts commented on the purchase of 100% of
The deal will be completed by
The merger of
The emergence of a large minority shareholder in Rosneft promotes a more active participation of the Russian company in Western projects.
«By entering Rosneft, BP gets a lucky ticket. Because it is the Russian company that will operate in Eastern Siberia and develop the shelf. This means that BP, as one of the main shareholders, has very wide opportunities for increasing reserves in the future and in general by its share in the global market» , — said Sergey Agibalov, expert of the Institute for Energy and Finance Foundation.