MOSCOW, March 16 State-backed Russian Direct
Investment Fund is potentially interested in acquiring a stake
in Eurasia Drilling Company, the fund's head Kirill Dmitriev
said on Thursday.
"We are interested in investing (in Eurasia Drilling), we
are studying it," Dmitriev told Reuters on the sidelines of a
In 2015, Eurasia Drilling Company, Russia's largest drilling
company by metres drilled, de-listed its shares from the London
Stock Exchange after a deal for oilfield services provider
Schlumberger to buy a stake in it fell apart.
(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk,; writing by Maria Kiselyova,;
editing by Dasha Afanasieva)