Russia to privatize energy companies

(AGI) Moscow, Oct 2 - President Vladimir Putin has told thoseattending an investment forum in Moscow, organised by the VTBbank, that Russia will implement plans to privatise energycompanies. "We are analysing the possibility of placing on themarket a signifiant quota of our larger state-controlled energycompanies," said Putin. In the past the Russian government hadspoken of selling 19.5 percent of the oil company Rosneft. . .

(AGI) Moscow, Oct 2 - President Vladimir Putin has told thoseattending an investment forum in Moscow, organised by the VTBbank, that Russia will implement plans to privatise energycompanies. "We are analysing the possibility of placing on themarket a signifiant quota of our larger state-controlled energycompanies," said Putin. In the past the Russian government hadspoken of selling 19.5 percent of the oil company Rosneft. . .