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Oh, right. I forgot. They are evil for not honouring contracts that we got by bribing Yeltsin into giving us a fat cut of fields which GazProm has adequate capital and superior engineering expertise to develop. Clearly, this justifies using more expensive and dirtier domestically produced gas.

- Jake

Friends come and go. Enemies accumulate.

by JakeS (JangoSierra 'at' gmail 'dot' com) on Wed Jun 1st, 2011 at 07:29:42 AM EST
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If this refers to Sakhalin (which you mentioned elsewhere recently), it's probably not the best exemple. Shell gained access to it in a reasonably clean way, and the later rebalancing of the shareholding was also a relatively fair thing in view of what had happened on the ground in the intervening years. And Gazprom is actually still unable to do LNG on its own for financial/contracting reasons more than for engineering reasons.

Now Yukos fits what you had in mind better...

Wind power

by Jerome a Paris (etg@eurotrib.com) on Thu Jun 2nd, 2011 at 04:30:13 AM EST
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