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Year-to-date gas exports to Austria exceed record supplies of 2018

Year-to-date gas exports to Austria exceed record supplies of 2018

St. Petersburg, November 22 - Neftegaz.RU. A working meeting between Alexey Miller, CEO of Gazprom, and Rainer Seele, Chairman of the Executive Board of OMV, took place in Russia today.

The parties discussed the topical issues of cooperation, highlighting in particular the growth of gas supplies to Austria, which has continued for the 5th year in a row.

According to provisional data, from January 1 to November 21, 2019, Gazprom delivered to the country 12.7 billion cubic meters of gas, which was 2.8 % more than in the entire year of 2018, a record-breaking year in terms of Gazprom's exports to Austria. The increase from the same period of the previous year made up 33.5 % (3.2 billion cubic meters).

Special attention was paid to the implementation of the Nord Stream 2 project. Furthermore, potential cooperation in the LNG segment under the MoU signed in June 2019 was also discussed at the meeting.

OMV is Gazprom's main partner in Austria. In 2018, Gazprom supplied to Austria 12.3 billion cubic meters of gas, an increase of 34.8 % (3.2 billion cubic meters) from 2017 (9.1 billion cubic meters).