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Nothing good about U.S. list of Russian oligarchs - Lukoil CEO

LUKOIL Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Vagit Alekperov listens during a news conference in Moscow November 28, 2012. Russia's No.2 crude producer LUKOIL will take a decision by year-end on whether to replace ExxonMobil in the supergiant West Qurna-1 oilfield in Iraq, the head of LUKOIL said on Wednesday. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin (RUSSIA - Tags: BUSINESS ENERGY)


MOSCOW (Reuters) - A list of Russian oligarchs identified by the U.S. Treasury Department does not mean anything good, Vagit Alekperov, president of oil producer Lukoil, said on Friday.

"Lukoil works in the global market, of course, our partners will be more careful in their dealings," said Alekperov, who is named on the list.

Those included on the list could potentially face delays in external financing, he said.

(Reporting by Daria Korsunskaya; writing by Polina Nikolskaya; editing by Jason Neely)

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