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Gazprom & OMV Expanding Cooperation

Gasoil News - Published on Wed, 12 Jun 2019

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A working meeting between Mr Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Ms Elisabeth Udolf-Strobl, Minister for Digital and Economic Affairs of Austria, took place at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2019. The meeting participants discussed relevant issues related to cooperation. The parties noted the continued and active growth in the Austrian imports of Russian gas supplied by Gazprom. In the period from January 1 through June 6, 2019, these gas deliveries reached 6.6 billion cubic meters, an increase of 27 per cent against the same period of 2018. Particular attention at the meeting was paid to the Nord Stream 2 project.

Mr Alexey Miller and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV, today signed a number of documents to expand cooperation between the companies. The signing ceremony took place in the presence of Alexander Novak, Minister of Energy of the Russian Federation, and Elisabeth Udolf-Strobl.

The parties signed a MoU to implement a joint cultural project in 2019. According to the document, it is planned to organize “Imperial Capitals: St Petersburg – Vienna. 20th Century,” a music and visual art event showcasing Russian and Austrian 20th-century art, in St. Petersburg this October, as well as an opera performance for children at the Vienna State Opera this December. In addition, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed to execute a joint cultural project in 2020.

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Posted By : Rabi Wangkhem on Wed, 12 Jun 2019
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