Russian oil production has peaked and may never return to current levelsWalker's World: The price of Putin Aug 27, 2008
The size of the country has to be paid for. For such large-scale operations as the East Siberia-Pacific pipeline, we will have to bear in mind that the longer is the oil shipment itinerary the lower should be specific charges of its carriageAnalysis: Hurdles for Siberia oil to Asia Apr 10, 2008
The basic provision is that each partner shall build the part of the pipeline assigned to it. Turkmenistan will build 300 km (186 miles) of the pipeline and Kazakhstan, 1,500 km (932 miles). Russia's part will be the shortest, only a few dozen kilometers, but it should include a junctionOutside View: Nabucco cut by Caspian line Dec 27, 2007
We expect the pipeline to be commissioned no later than the end of 2010Outside View: Nabucco cut by Caspian line Dec 27, 2007
Dutch companies have offered their expertise to develop Yamal and offshore fields in the Kara Sea (Arctic Ocean)Russian-Dutch deal in works for gas field Nov 07, 2007
Viktor Borisovich Khristenko (Russian: Ви́ктор Бори́сович Христе́нко; born 28 August 1957) is the current Russian Industry Minister (since 9 March 2004).
Khristenko was born in Chelyabinsk. His wife Tatiana Golikova is the Minister of Health and Social Development (since September 2007).
Kristenko graduated in 1979 from Chelyabinsk Mechanical Engineering Institute with a specialization in construction management and Economics. In 1983, he completed his Ph.D. at the Moscow Institute of Management.