6 Dec 2018 09:34

Nigeria welcomes Lukoil interest in new projects, incl. block with Chevron - CEO

VIENNA. Dec 6 (Interfax) - Nigeria welcomes Lukoil's interest in joining new projects in the country, the Russian oil company's president, Vagit Alekperov told reporters after a meeting with Nigerian Petroleum Minister Emmanuel Kachikwu.

Among other things, Lukoil is considering exercising an option to buy a 40% stake in Block 132 from U.S. company Chevron.

Lukoil is currently working on Block 140 in Nigeria.