Oil Company News Directory

Russia’s Rosneft To Move into the Arctic

The Moscow Times reported that Rosneft Oil Co. (OTCMKTS:RNFTF), Russia's largest oil company, will begin drilling for oil in the Arctic shelf this year. This follows earlier statements from Rosneft that it will be focusing its future exploration work on off-shore projects, according to the Times.

Mooncor Oil & Gas Plans Acquisition of Birch Lake Energy

Mooncor Oil & Gas Corp. (TSXV:MOO) and Birch Lake Energy Inc. (TSXV:BLK) announced that they have entered into a non-binding letter of agreement under which Mooncor will acquire all the common shares of Birch Lake. The companies anticipate the acquisition being completed via a triangular amalgamation.