Monday, September 24, 2007
Tatneft taps Shell
24 September 2007 - Upstream OnLine - Russian oil company Tatneft has chosen Shell as a strategic partner to help it develop a heavy bitumen oil deposit It gave no other details of the agreement, Reuters said. "The deal will be signed on September 27," said a Tatneft spokesman. Tatneft has said it controls deposits that may contain billions of tonnes of heavy bitumen oil.