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Mon Nov 11, 2019, 11:45 AM

Perry backers secured lucrative Ukraine gas deal after his meeting with new president [View all]

Source: The Hill

Two political backers of Energy Secretary Rick Perry landed a lucrative oil and gas exploration deal from Ukraine's government shortly after Perry reportedly included one of the two men in a list of suggested potential advisers to Ukraine's new president, according to the Associated Press.

AP reported Monday that Michael Bleyzer was among four names Perry had recommended to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Bleyzer and partner Alex Cranberg later got a contract to drill for oil and gas despite despite offering a bid that was lower than their only other competitor, AP reported citing internal Ukrainian government documents.

The contract was awarded to Bleyzer and Cranberg because they were deemed as having better technical expertise and stronger financial backing, the AP also reported, citing the documents.

Read more: https://thehill.com/homenews/administration/469858-perry-backers-got-huge-ukraine-gas-deal-after-his-meeting-with-new?__twitter_impression=true

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