RUSSIAN-U.K. COMBINE SLATES OIL PRODUCTION
Oil flow is to get under way this year from a project billed as Russia's first new field development project since the 1917 revolution to involve a western partner. A pipeline portion of the project also is claimed to be the first modern western oil pipeline built in Russia. Siberian OH Corp. (Sinco) and partner Eurosov Petroleum Ltd., London, are to begin production in from Yuzhnoye oil field, less than 40 km from giant Samotlor oil field in western Siberia.