Support The Moscow Times!

No Plan to Remove Exxon

There is no plan to remove ExxonMobil as operator of the Sakhalin-1 oil and gas project in the Far East, government spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday.

The Audit Chamber, the state spending watchdog, said the project operator of the offshore deposit may be changed after development costs increased, RIA-Novosti said Tuesday, citing Mikhail Beskhmelnitsyn, an auditor in the chamber.


Read more

Independent journalism isn’t dead. You can help keep it alive.

The Moscow Times’ team of journalists has been first with the big stories on the coronavirus crisis in Russia since day one. Our exclusives and on-the-ground reporting are being read and shared by many high-profile journalists.

We wouldn’t be able to produce this crucial journalism without the support of our loyal readers. Please consider making a donation to The Moscow Times to help us continue covering this historic time in the world’s largest country.