The FAS called the timing of the consideration of the question of the possible division of “Gazprom”


Moscow. October 16. The issue of the division of Gazprom into production and transportation companies may be considered by the presidential Commission on fuel and energy complex, told reporters Deputy head of FAS Anatoly Golomolzin on the sidelines of a conference organized by the newspaper “Vedomosti”.

“There are a number of measures aimed at restructuring. We need to discuss them within the appropriate program of market development in the gas industry. The possibility of developing such a document provides a “road map” development of competition. This issue can be discussed at the presidential Commission on fuel and energy complex”, – he said.

“We these questions will be formulated, including the discussion of energy strategy”, – said Golomolzin.

The presidential Commission on fuel and energy complex should be held before the end of this year.

Rosneft is proposing to gradually abolish the monopoly of Gazprom on gas exports, and highlight belonged to him, the gas transportation system into a separate company. Gazprom insists that its fragmentation could harm not only the companies, but also throughout the country.

“The integrity of the JSC “Gazprom” and the creation on its basis of the independent extractive, transportation and other companies will lead to the destruction of a single technological chain and higher prices for gas for consumers will ease the manageability of gas sector, will create uncertainty in the allocation of liability for gas supply socially sensitive sectors of gas consumption,” says the company.