RECRUITING U.S. OIL PERSONNEL TO HELP RUSSIA?
A key energy legislator has proposed the U.S. recruit several hundred oil industry technicians to help maintain oil production in the Russian republic. Rep. Phil Sharp (D-Ind.), House energy and power subcommittee chairman, offered the idea at a subcommittee hearing last week on the Soviet oil industry turmoil (see related stories, pp. 22-25). Meantime, that turmoil notwithstanding, the parade of companies seeking business opportunities in the disintegrating Soviet Union shows no sign of