NEWS IN ENGLISH | Gazprom and OMV discuss relevant cooperation issues
Gazprom and OMV discuss relevant cooperation issues
2019-01-30 15:11:00

A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV, took place in St. Petersburg.

The parties reviewed current issues related to cooperation. It was noted that 2018 had been marked by the signing of documents that were of strategic importance for further interaction in a wide range of areas.

Particular attention at the meeting was paid to the growing demand for gas supplied by Gazprom to Austria. In the period from January 1 through January 27, 2019, gas exports totaled an estimated 1.2 billion cubic meters, an increase of 35 per cent from the same period of last year.

Alexey Miller and Rainer Seele discussed the ongoing construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline. It was highlighted that the construction was moving on schedule. The parties stressed the importance of creating a new route for exports from Russia with a view to improving Europe's energy security.

Source: Gazprom