NYT. As the United States seeks to strengthen sanctions on Moscow for its occupation of Crimea, energy experts say the powerful Russian oil industry would make a robust target. But any penalties on energy investments, technology transfers and financial transactions would most likely also punish Western oil companies like Exxon Mobil that are investing heavily in Russia.
"Everything is on the table," said David L. Goldwyn, the State Department's coordinator for international energy affairs during President Obama's first term. "The…
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