Alexey Miller holds talks with European Commissioner for Energy Guenther Oettinger


The Gazprom headquarters hosted today a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee and Guenther Oettinger, European Commissioner for Energy.

The parties addressed the prospects for the Russian-European interaction in the gas sector and agreed on the need to prepare and deliver in the first quarter of 2011 a presentation dedicated to potential opportunities of cooperation deepening between Gazprom and the European Union.

Alexey Miller and Guenther Oettinger agreed to form a joint working group with a view to regularly discussing the implementation of the Third Energy Package and the influence of this legislative initiative on the fulfillment of Gazprom’s long-term contracts.

During the discussion Guenther Oettinger on behalf of the European Commission expressed satisfaction with the progress and results of the Russian-Polish negotiations regarding cooperation in the gas sector.

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