All primary producers want a high price for their minerals, be it oil, coal, methane or nickel or iron.
However, part of the trick, is having customers and keeping them happy.
No country in the world is used to sitting things out better than Russia, it is what Russia does, hunkering down.
They can sit anything out.
How long can American frackers, sit it out.
The Donald will soon put the squeeze on MBS to turn his taps down.
The Donald will have been appraised of the purpose of Russia, in this matter.
The purpose of Russia in this matter is to fuck America over.