international magazine
02 / 2006


BLACK GOLD COCKTAIL SHAKE
How will NOC's and IOCs change the face of the petroleum industry



London plum trees usually start to blossom on the turn of the season. This year, one felt a certain concern for the trees: colder-than-usual weather caused by Siberian draughts were weakened by Atlantic currents but still reached the UK, resulting in colder-than-usual weather for Londoners. Symbolic in its own right. And while on 17 February, the closing day of IP Week, the sky was clear with up to +150C, the somber discussion topic did leave some aftertaste.