RUSSIA RESOURCES

BY MARK ROWE
RUSSIA'S Natural Resources Ministry has announced plans to increase national oil reserves by 400 million metric tonnes this year compared to a 279 million tonne increase last year. Natural gas reserves will be boosted by 900 billion cubic metres in 2003.



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