"Deputy Iranian oil minister said Russneft was eager to launch cooperation with Iran on swap of crude oil as well as on expansion of Iranian oilfields. Deputy Petroleum Minister of Iran for International Affairs Amirhossein Zamaninia made the remarks following a meeting in Tehran office on Monday with Otabek Karimov, Russneft Vice President (VP) in Commerce and Logistic, Andrey Laveez, the company's VP Chief Geologist and Vlada Rusakova, VP in gas business. The Iranian side stressed that the Russian oil giant has also indicated willingness to join development projects in Iran's oil fields including Azadegan, Maroun, Koupal and Yaran projects." (August 30, 2017).


"RussNeft has no plans to take part in Iran’s oil and gas projects" (June 6, 2017).


"A delegation from the major Russian oil company Russneft met officials from Iranian Ministry of Petroleum here on Wednesday with swap of oil and gas on agenda of negotiations. A joint committee was set up to continue the talks between the two sides, ministry sources told Shana." (Shana, "Russneft Officials in Tehran for Oil, Gas Swap Talks," 11/11/15)