Key BP papers may come out

City A.M. Reporter
A CONFIDENTIAL document at the heart of BP’s disputes with its partners in Russian oil company TNK-BP may become public under legal amendments agreed by Russia’s competition watchdog, its deputy director said yesterday.

BP and the AAR consortium of four Soviet-born tycoons, who share control of the Russian oil producer, have traded accusations of breaching their shareholder agreement in a dispute that has ended with the British oil major putting the asset up for sale.