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at conferences on European energy by saying that European energy policy can be summarised in two sentences:

"What is our gas doing under your toundra?"
"our current energy policy is a jobs programme for investment bankers in the City"

ie, we want our gas cheap and plentiful, no questions asked, and we want to be able to trade it and hedge it and swap it and waste it to our heart's content once it's over here.

I wish I were joking. It usually wakes up people, though.

In the long run, we're all dead. John Maynard Keynes

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Sat Aug 16th, 2008 at 04:44:10 PM EST
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