The presidential Commission on energy to be held on 27 October. First Deputy Minister of energy of the Russian Federation Alexey Teksler said that the issue of division of “Gazprom” is not on the agenda.
MOSCOW, 15 Oct. The Ministry of energy of the Russian Federation presidential Commission on fuel and energy complex, which will be held on October 27, will not raise the issue of division of “Gazprom”, told reporters the first Deputy Minister of energy of the Russian Federation Alexey Teksler.
“Not planned,” said Teksler the journalists, answering the question of whether the energy Ministry to make the presidential Commission on fuel and energy complex the issue of division of “Gazprom”. “We do not believe that the issue of division of “Gazprom” costs on the agenda”, — he explained the position of the Ministry of energy.
Gazprom owns the Unified gas supply system (UGSS) of the Russian Federation, it satisfies the requests by independent producers to access the system. The idea of separation of gas concern on the activities in the upstream segment and transportation and storage, discussing for quite some time.
Once again this topic was raised by Rosneft in July when the oil company sent to the energy Ministry its proposals on the concept of domestic gas market in Russia. In particular, “Rosneft” suggested to 2025 to distinguish from “Gazprom” gas transport capacity and gas storage into a separate company, to liberalize gas exports, retaining elements of state regulation.
Earlier head FAS Igor Artemyev agreed that the transportation of gas should be isolated in a separate subsidiary of Gazprom.