ExxonMobil is not only signing deals with Russia. The US super energy major, which is developing the Arctic with Russian state company Rosneft, will also develop an oil-and-gas field on Ukraine’s Black Sea shelf.

Kiev is eager to develop its oil-and-gas deposits to decrease its dependence on Russia for energy supplies.

On 15 August, Ukraine’s Environment and Natural-Resources Minister Eduard Savitskiy said Kiev has selected a consortium of ExxonMobil, Royal Dutch Shell, Ro...


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