EIG Bureau Chief Joins Sibneft

Moscow, Tuesday 11th April 2000; Sibneft has announced the appointment of Nick Halliwell to the newly created senior position of Head of International Media Relations.

Nick graduated from Edinburgh University with a degree in French and Russian. He joins Sibneft from leading oil industry publisher Energy Intelligence Group (“EIG”), whose numerous titles include Petroleum Intelligence Weekly, Nefte Compass and International Petroleum Finance. Nick has been the Moscow Bureau Chief for EIG since 1997.

Sibneft president Eugene Shvidler said:
“We are delighted to welcome Nick to Sibneft. He brings with him an excellent knowledge of the Russian oil industry and a broad knowledge of the needs and interests of the international media. His appointment to this important new post will further strengthen Sibneft’s ability to effectively communicate with our growing international audience.”