|PROBLEMS OF MODERN ECONOMICS, N 3 (35), 2010|
|PROBLEMS OF THEORY AND PRACTICE OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP|
|Krasil’nikov A. V.|
Director of the Institute for Further Education, Yugra State University (Khanty-Mansiysk) PhD (Economics)
Korosteleva V. V.
PhD student, Chair of Economics and Management of Enterprise, Institute of Economy and Finances, Yugra State University
|The article discusses the specificity of small-scale business in oil industry, distinguishes criteria used in Russia and the USA of defining enterprises as “small-scale,” and analyzes the main problems of small-scale oil enterprises in Russia. The authors suggest ways of creating favorable conditions for their activity|
|Key words: small-scale enterprise, oil sector, firm, oil industry|