31.10.2008 - From FT: Oil & gas prospects - Energy suppliers of the future
After living in Russia’s shadow since the 19th century, the countries of central Asia have in the past decade been increasingly able to assert themselves in their own right, thanks to their energy resources. Kazakhstan and Turkmenistan have become increasingly important as producers of oil and gas respectively, and great hopes are invested in them as future suppliers to the world..... Full Article: Source