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Russian Oil Industry at a Crossroads as Infrastructure Ages

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But there are signs of trouble. The industry's traditional core, the giant West Siberian fields inherited from the Soviet Union, has been in decline since 2007.

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greenplanet e (155)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 5:00 pm
It would be good if alternative, renewable, affordable energies could be found worldwide.

JL A (281)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 5:04 pm
So true greenplanet. You cannot currently send a star to greenplanet because you have done so within the last week.

. (0)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:39 pm
This is one big disaster waiting to happen. The Russians are always reactive instead of proactive. What am I saying it's the same here.

JL A (281)
Thursday December 6, 2012, 6:55 pm
That is indeed dangerous Michael. You cannot currently send a star to Michael because you have done so within the last week.

P A (117)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 12:47 am
Green stars to Michael K and Greenplanet - sorry JLA and Dave C - the computer won't let me yet. The Russians have always lagged behind in terms of ecological protection - under the Soviets they managed to pollute Lake Baikal - the largest body of freshwater on the planet!

We have plenty of new technologies that can help us reduce our dependence on fossil fuels - wind, solar, tidal, wave, geothermal power - not to mention the research going on in labs in universities across the world - if only we had more COMMON SENSE than to irrevocably pollute and destroy the world which supports us - and is the only one we have!

JL A (281)
Tuesday December 11, 2012, 7:41 am
Excellent historical and scientific context additions Pat! Unfortunately:You cannot currently send a star to Pat because you have done so within the last week.
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