ALSO READRosneft to complete 49% stake buy in Essar Oil in 'nearest future' Rosneft says completion of Essar oil acquisition seen by Q2-end Russia's VTB head says all creditors have approved Rosneft-Essar deal Rosneft-led deal to buy India's Essar delayed, seen closing in April Rosneft-led deal to buy India's Essar delayed until April
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Rosneft plans to close the deal to buy a stake in India's refiner Essar Oil in the coming days, Pavel Fyodorov, Rosneft first vice-president, told a conference call on Tuesday.
He added that Rosneft had made around $6 billion in pre-payments to Venezuelan state company PDVSA and had no immediate plans to make any further advance payments soon.
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