the Transaction on sale " is going to finish the transaction on Kovykte
; to Gazprom “ the belonging multinational corporations - VR 63 % of actions of Open Society “ Rusia Petroleum “ (owns the licence on Kovyktinsky gazokondensatnoe a deposit) “ it will be closed in the near future “ the head of monopoly Alexey Miller has informed. “ There were purely technical moments “ - it has explained. The agreement on sale of Kovykty “ to Gazprom “ it has been signed on June, 22nd, 2007. In the end of May the chief of department of foreign trade activities “ Gazprom “ Stanislav Tsygankov said that the price is almost co-ordinated - “ $1 mlrd or something about that “. The assistant to the chief executive of the multinational corporation - VR on development of gas business Alister Ferguson has confirmed that the parties “ are close to agreement achievement on terms of transaction and financial questions “ and transaction closing “ probably in the near future “. However the multinational corporation board of directors - VR yet did not consider it and will make it after “ the definitive coordination of all conditions “ management. Now between the Russian and British shareholders of the multinational corporation - VR there is a conflict concerning control over the company. Head VR in Russia Richard Spiz spoke in interview “ “ (number from June, 16th) see that VR for a long time already is ready to co-ordinate the transaction.