International Partnership in Russia: Conclusions from the Oil and Gas Industry

International Partnership in Russia: Conclusions from the Oil and Gas Industry

by James Henderson, Alastair Ferguson


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International Partnership in Russia provides a unique insight into the joint ventures formed by international oil companies in Russia during the post-Soviet era. It outlines the highs and lows in their fortunes and analyses the reasons for their successes and failures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137352262
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 03/07/2014
Edition description: 2014
Pages: 327
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

James Henderson has more than 25 years of experience in the oil and gas industry as a commercial manager, consultant, investment banker and in his current role as a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, UK. He has written numerous papers and articles on the Russian oil and gas sector and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences. He has been analysing Russia for the past 17 years and spent 5 years living in Moscow in the late 1990s.

Alastair Ferguson has worked in the oil and gas industry for more than 30 years, most recently for 8 years as the Head of Gas for TNK-BP in Moscow. He continues to live and work in Moscow as an advisor on energy issues to a range of financial and corporate clients. He is also a Non-Executive Director of JKX Oil and Gas and Kazmunaigas.

Table of Contents

1. The Turbulent History of Foreign Involvement in the Russian Oil and Gas Industry 2. A Review of Academic Theory on Joint Ventures, Partnership and the Importance of Local Knowledge 3. Joint Ventures from the 1990s 4. The Key Drivers of Foreign Partner Success – A Quantitative Analysis 5. Experiences in the Putin Era 6. Reflections on Partnership at TNK-BP 7. Conclusions on a Strategy for Foreign Partners

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