David Yakobashvili: Sergey Guneev / RIA Novosti
The oil industry, which is currently one of the most important in the world economy in the foreseeable future will come to an end. This was stated by Russian oligarch, Vice-President of the Russian Union of Industrialists and entrepreneurs David Yakobashvili, says owned by Grigory Berezkin RBC.
According to him, “maybe we, my generation, won’t witnesses that will be forgotten completely the oil industry, but our children will see a completely different world.” So he responded to a request to comment on the head of “RUSNANO” Anatoly Chubais oil with a dead horse. In an interview with Forbes last cowboy was quoted saying, stating that “if the horse died, it is necessary to get off”.
Iakobashvili noted that currently the world are actively developing alternative sources of energy industry related to electricity and batteries. Russia in this situation, you need to rebuild the economy, taking advantage of the opportunities that gave her the era of oil abundance.
In may 2020, Chubais pointed out that dependence on oil is Russia’s strategic risk, and the current structure of the economy and technologically obsolete. He noted that the prospects to make money on oil in the future, all reduced.
David Yakobashvili, one of the founders of the company “Vim-bill-Dann”. In 2011, he together with his partners sold it to Pepsi. Currently, his main asset is oil trader Petrocas. Forbes estimates his fortune at $ 750 million.
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