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Oil dependency: what we might learn from the Russians?

By CityBoy  

Oily answers: Russia has not been not successful

Sorry to have been AWOL for a few weeks. I have in fact been delving into the world of the former Soviet bloc to see if indeed there is anything we can learn about recovering from a crisis.

Certainly Russia has had its fair share of hardship over the past 18 months—some would say an unduly large portion. With the Georgian conflict and the stand-off over the excitingly named Star…

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