international magazine
02 / 2006

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.