The US has fined ExxonMobil’s deal with Rosneft

США оштрафовали ExxonMobil за сделки с Роснефтью

The amount of the fine amounted to two million dollars.

The Department of the us Treasury Department’s foreign assets control fined the oil company ExxonMobil $ 2 million for the deal that she made with the head of Rosneft Igor Sechin. The fine imposed is due to the fact that Sechin at the time of signing contracts under US sanctions.

In a statement on the website of the US Treasury Department said that sometime between may 14 and may 23, 2014 heads controlled by ExxonMobil, American companies have signed with Sechin eight contracts associated with oil and gas projects in Russia.

At the time Sechin was already included in created a month before the sanctions list: he hit it April 28, 2014. His company Rosneft is also included in this list, but after the conclusion of the contracts – July 16, 2014.

We will remind, in April 2017 ExxonMobil sent a request to the US government with a request to waive the sanctions against Russia and allow it to develop joint projects with Rosneft.

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