Roots of systemic woes in Russian oil sector traceable to industry evolution

Tina Obut Ryder Scott Co. Petroleum Engineers Houston Avik Sarkar Brown & Root Energy Services Houston Sankar Sunder Sterling Consulting Group Houston Major Oil and Gas Basins of Russia Russia's Transition Era Production And Consumption An overview of the Russian oil industry, from the Soviet era to the policies and structures of present-day Russia, is necessary because of Russia's importance to world energy markets and the importance of the oil and gas sector to the country's economic development. Russia's reserves are estimated at 50 billion bbl of...

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