posted on 03/25/2006 6:14:40 PM PST
Let them, by all means. If one is to believe the CIA factbook, the known oil reserves in Russia would cover the present level of extraction for 20 more years [not all can be extracted, but then some more reserves could be found - so these probably balance themselves out].
posted on 03/25/2006 6:21:44 PM PST
Makes perfect sense to me. I am surprised it has taken this long.
posted on 03/26/2006 2:43:05 AM PST
(One sees great things from the valley, only small things from the peak.)
I am surprised that the Telegraph did not manage to include the third major factor in this equation, Japan. This whole Russian pipeline business has been a tussling match between China and Japan.
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