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Schlumberger buys biggest Russian drilling company

<pre>While the biggest Service Company world wide for oil and gas branches in the US awaits drastic losses, it simultaneously announces the acqusition of 45.7% of the biggest Russian drilling firm, “Euasia Drilling”, for 1.7 billion US dollars. Along with that goes also the option to acquire the remaining part of the firm in three years. The interesting question would be whether these three years are the assumed period for changes in the program of sanctions of the west with Russia?</pre>

»THE CRISIS IN THE CONCEPT OF THE

WORLD ORDER (IS) THE ULTIMATE

INTERNATIONAL PROBLEM OF OUR DAYS.«

Henry Kissinger,„World Order“, August 2014