I have created 5 companies that have in them, embedded resources, worth $2 trillion, at very low cost to produce them. So, it's just a question of time [before he becomes the world's richest man] okay? So, Mr. Slim, I'm sorry, I don't know if I'm going to pass him on the right side or the left side but it's going to happen.
I haven't finished drilling yet. At today's prices we have $2.3 trillion of underlying assets.
~Eike Batista, chairman and CEO, EBX Group, CNBC interview, May 4, 2011