No. 02



DKBR Sees Significant Boost In Russian Crude Production And Exports In 2000 And 2001

Russian crude production is expected to reach 6.459mn b/d during 2000, an increase of 350,000 b/d, or 5.7%, over the 1999 production figures of 6.109mn b/d, according to a report published in December by Dresdner Kleinwort Benson Research (DKBR). The report predicts that Russias crude production will rise by a further of 400,000 b/d, or 6.2%, during 2001 to reach 6.857mn...