Bashneft should be privatised, says Energy Minister

Bashneft:  Russia’s Energy Minister Alexander Novak yesterday called for the Bashneft oil company to be included in Russia’s privatisation programme.  He said that it was only logical to treat Bashneft in the same way as Rosneft (which is due to be partially privatised) and to enable it to respond to market conditions while generating revenue for the state. Rosbalt