international magazine
01 / 2008


The difficult autumn of 2007
Lessons from the crisis on Russia's domestic oil products market



Autumn 2007 will go be remembered by everyone on Moscow's oil products market: wholesale traders, petrol station owners and end corporate consumers. The severe lack of products and galloping growth in prices for diesel fuel overturned everyone's ideas about the bounds the wholesale diesel fuel market could exceed. Events centered in Moscow, but repercussions were felt from St. Petersburg to Kamchatka. OILMARKET discussed the hard lessons learned from the crisis with Aleksey Burakov, the general director of trading company «Algoritm. Fuel Integrator».