Eurasia Drilling today confirmed it a had been approached about a possible merger.
Eurasia was dealt a leadership blow after five of its directors walked out today.
Eurasia Drilling has delayed a deal to sell a stake in the company to Schlumberger. The company said it was waiting for approval from a Russian regulator before proceeding. Both Eurasia and Schlumberger are continuing to cooperate with the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) to respond to requests for information regarding the deal.