France's Total and Russia's Lukoil have agreed to jointly explore shale oil reserves in Siberia.
The deal between Total and Russia's No.2 oil producer was signed on the sidelines of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, as the Moscow Times reports.
BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic has urged the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to take part in a donor conference aimed at providing assistance to Serbia and other flood-hit countries in the region - to be held under the auspices of France - noting that long-term development plans also need to be considered.
Bulgaria's trade in automotive parts has marked considerable success since 2009, with its exported production valued at roughly BGN 400 M (EUR 200 M) a year.
The number of factories producing parts is also on the rise across Bulgaria, with a total of 50 companies from the field operating here, according to the governments' InvestBulgaria agency as cited by the daily 24 Chasa.