No anti-trust concerns over TNK-BP deal: Russia government

EnergyReuters

Russia's government has no objections to Rosneft's deal to buy TNK-BP on anti-trust grounds, Interfax reported the country's economy Minister Andrei Belousov saying on Tuesday.

Rosneft on Monday tightened its grip on Russia's oil industry with a $55 billion deal to buy TNK-BP that also makes Britain's BP a one-fifth shareholder in the state-controlled company.

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(Reporting By Megan Davies; editing by Melissa Akin)