Miller: demand for Russian gas in Europe is growing

Miller: demand for Russian gas in Europe is growing


20 days of December, exports increased by 31.9%. In Italy supplied 75.2% more gas than the same period last year, Britain and France increased the purchase of gas by more than half.

MOSCOW, 23 Dec. “Gazprom” 20 days of December increased its exports to far abroad countries on 32% — to 9.87 billion cubic meters, said the Chairman of the Board “Gazprom” Alexey Miller on Wednesday.

“Gazprom” continues to increase gas deliveries to the consumers abroad. According to operational data, during the 20 days of December compared with the same period last year export “Gazprom” in the far abroad grew by 31.9% to 9,87 billion cubic meters of gas”, — quotes the press-service of the word Miller.

According to him, good dynamics show the key partners of the company. In particular, Germany supplied more of 19.3% in Italy, 75.2%. Britain and France increased the purchase of Russian gas by more than half.

“The growth of demand for Russian gas in Europe confirms the importance of the project “Nord stream — 2,” said Miller.