MOSCOW -- Oil giant BP says it could sell its 50 percent stake in its Russian joint venture TNK-BP.
TNK-BP, Russia's third-largest oil producer, is owned by BP and AAR, a consortium of Russian shareholders.
The company has been mired in a corporate dispute after AAR blocked BP's deal with Russian oil company Rosneft.
BP said in a statement Friday that it has received "unsolicited indications of interest" for its share in TNK-BP and is intent to pursue a potential sale.
BP did not mention the potential buyer.
AAR has previously indicated that it could be interested in raising its stake in TNK-BP.
The Associated Press