WATCHING THE WORLD SAME OLD SOLUTION FOP RUSSIA'S CRISIS
With David Knott from London Russian producing associations have spelled out how their survival is threatened by nonpayment of bills for oil they have delivered (OGJ, Mar. 14, p. 31). Now, one man sees a way out of energy crisis in the former Soviet Union. Vadim Dvurechensky, deputy minister of fuel and energy of the Russian Federation, reckons it is possible to reverse the dec ne in Russia's oil production and stabilize output at 400-450 million metric tons/year.