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December 24, 1991
Benton Oil & Gas Co. said its previously announced joint venture to explore and produce oil and natural gas in West Siberia has been approved by the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic's Ministry of Finance. The Russian partners in the venture are an exploration organization and production entity within the Russian ministries that regulate natural resources. Benton said it will own 34% of the venture, and the two Russian partners will own 33% each.
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BUSINESS
February 18, 1992
Benton Oil & Gas Co., an Oxnard energy concern, said it signed a letter of intent to explore an area of west Siberia that is not included in Benton's existing joint venture with two Russian partners in the region. Benton said the new exploration deal is with one of its joint venture partners, a Russian exploration and production organization. It expects exploratory work to begin later this year. The company also said it will contribute about $7.
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BUSINESS
February 18, 1992
Benton Oil & Gas Co., an Oxnard energy concern, said it signed a letter of intent to explore an area of west Siberia that is not included in Benton's existing joint venture with two Russian partners in the region. Benton said the new exploration deal is with one of its joint venture partners, a Russian exploration and production organization. It expects exploratory work to begin later this year. The company also said it will contribute about $7.
BUSINESS
December 24, 1991
Benton Oil & Gas Co. said its previously announced joint venture to explore and produce oil and natural gas in West Siberia has been approved by the Russian Soviet Federal Socialist Republic's Ministry of Finance. The Russian partners in the venture are an exploration organization and production entity within the Russian ministries that regulate natural resources. Benton said it will own 34% of the venture, and the two Russian partners will own 33% each.
BUSINESS
August 27, 1991 | PHILIPP GOLLNER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Now that Mikhail S. Gorbachev is back as president of the Soviet Union, Baskin-Robbins International Co. is thinking of reintroducing "Gorbachocolate" as a summer flavor in its Moscow stores. But other than that, the Glendale-based ice cream company has no changes planned for its Soviet operations despite last week's failed coup attempt and the ensuing momentous political changes.
NEWS
August 30, 1991 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Soviet Union is no more, Russia and the Ukraine concluded Thursday. But the two demographic and economic giants then expressed alarm at what may follow--"uncontrolled disintegration." At 1 a.m. Thursday, after nine hours of intense talks, bleary-eyed leaders of the Ukraine and Russia announced that the evaporation of centralized, nationwide rule from Moscow means that some kind of inter-republic institutions--to get food to market and to run the Soviet armed forces--are now urgently needed.
NEWS
September 15, 1992 | LESLIE HELM, TIMES STAFF WRITER
For North Korea and South Korea, ripped apart after World War II by occupation forces, the goal of reunification has become a kind of holy grail.
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