Russia using environmental challenges
Government appears to be putting pressure on Shell and other multinationals to win concessions for state-controlled companies
By Allen Baker
For Petroleum News
Royal Dutch Shell and other big multinationals working in Russia are seeing a variety of bargaining tools being used to pry concessions from them in favor of state-controlled entities.
The environmental ace is one of the cards now being played. On Aug. 3, Russia’s Natural Resources Ministry called f....
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