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Media: Controversial Russian oligarch bids on Dong's oil business

Oligarch Mikhail Fridman, who has previously been denied ownership of British oil, has now placed a bid on Dong Energy's oil and gas business according to Danish daily Børsen. This could put pressure on other potential buyers such as Maersk.

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Russian oligarch Mikhail Fridman has placed a tall bid on Dong Energy's oil and gas division, but the oligarch is a controversial figure and has previously been denied ownership of British oil, reports Danish daily Børsen.

Via his oil company DEA, Fridman has placed a sizeable bid on the oil and gas business as Dong, Børsen learns from several sources with knowledge of the matter.

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