|08 / 2006|
A matter of technique
What everyone expected to happen after Mazeikiu Nafta controlling stake changed hands happened Lithuania lost Russian pipeline oil supplies. There is an objective reason for this the break in the pipeline which occurred at the end of July. Authorities in Russia's Transneft merely shrug their shoulders well, you know, it's the pipeline's fault; it's aged and needed to be repaired. It is difficult to accuse the Russians of blockading Lithuania the fact of the pipeline accident cannot be disputed. Still, the issue of how long it will take to fix it remains open Transneft executives say repairs could drag on a long time.
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