To my friend in the media:
Russia Overtakes Saudi Arabia as World’s Leading Oil Producer — OPEC
Created: 23.08.2006 11:24 MSK (GMT +3), Updated: 13:39 MSK
"According to OPEC, in June 2006 Russia extracted 9.236 million barrels of oil, which is 46,000 barrels more than Saudi Arabia. The statistics also showed that Russian production in the first half of this year increased to 235.8 million tons, a year-on-year improvement of 2.3 percent."
Jeffrey J. Brown
Jeffrey J. Brown is an independent petroleum geologist in the Dallas area. His e-mail address is firstname.lastname@example.org