“Gazprom” does not exclude the possibility of gas export guaranteeing suppliers

“Gazprom” does not exclude the possibility of gas export guaranteeing suppliers


Guaranteeing supplier should receive preferential treatment, said the Chairman of the Board “Gazprom” Valery Golubev. At the moment the company is considering to provide a proportional amount of gas which it sells today, on export markets.

MOSCOW, 8 Dec. “Gazprom” does not exclude granting the right to independent companies, assuming functions of a guarantee supplier in the regions of the Russian Federation, to supply gas for export in proportional amounts through an export subsidiary of “Gazprom” “Gazprom export” has informed journalists the Chairman of Board “Gazprom” Valery Golubev.

“Certainly, certainly,” said Golubev, answering the question whether the admission of guaranteeing suppliers of gas to export.

“Guaranteeing supplier shall be responsible for all requirements imposed thereto, but receive preferential treatment… Why not provide the opportunity for a proportional amount of gas he sells today, realized through “Gazprom export” to export markets. I don’t see this problem,” — said Golubev.

As an example, he cited the largest independent gas producer in Russia, NOVATEK company, which seeks to obtain the status of a guaranteeing supplier in the Kostroma region.