ウィキリークスによるとサウジは、石油の埋蔵量の残高を40%ほど水増ししていたとのこと。。

http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/feb/08/saudi-oil-reserves-overstated-wikileaks?CMP=twt_gu

WikiLeaks cables: Saudi Arabia cannot pump enough oil to keep a lid on prices

US diplomat convinced by Saudi expert that reserves of world's biggest oil exporter have been overstated by nearly 40%

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The cables, released by WikiLeaks , urge Washington to take seriously a warning from a senior Saudi government oil executive that the kingdom's crude oil reserves may have been overstated by as much as 300bn barrels – nearly 40%.

だそうです。

石油の時代崩壊の勢いは凄いですね。チュニジア・エジプトと。。。日本も末期症状ですが。

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