Monthly Archives: March 2009

Unrealistic Job Advert #2

This one amused me: Location: Turkmenistan Rotation: permanent A non-rotational job in Turkmenistan?  Local holidays only?

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A New Tax on Oil Companies

This report has been doing the rounds of the oil and gas journals, but is strangely absent from the mainstream media: GORDON BROWN TO PROPOSE NEW TAX ON OIL COMPANIES AT G20 British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will propose a … Continue reading

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A Trip to Japan

I’m now back in Sakhalin, a mere 90km from Japan at the closest point, but one might as well be on the moon and the other on Saturn as far as proximity has resulted in similarity. I went to Japan … Continue reading

Posted in Japan, Photos, Travel | 7 Comments

Unrealistic Job Advert #1

I’m back from Japan with my limbs still intact and a skiing ability sufficient to get me down the slope on Gornii Vozdukh yesterday evening.  I am currently writing a lengthy post on Japan, and hopefully I’ll get it posted over the weekend. … Continue reading

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