international magazine
01 / 2008

WSR merges with Alyans
A new vertically-integrated oil company created in Russia

The banner event in Russia's oil industry at the beginning of 2008 was the appearance of a new player West Siberian Resources, which has been carrying out oil production projects for several years in Siberia and the Timano-Pechora and Volgo-Ural provinces. WSR is merging with the Alyans oil company which owns refineries and sales outlets in the Russian Far East. The union will result in a new vertically-integrated company.