Gazprom, BASF talk gas sector cooperation

The city of Ludwigshafen hosted a working meeting between Alexey Miller of Gazprom  and Kurt Bock, Chairman of the BASF Board.

The focus of the meeting fell on the main areas and prospects for the companies’ cooperation in the gas production, storage and transmission sectors.

The parties appreciated the joint actions on developing the Urengoyskoye and Yuzhno-Russkoye fields, as well as on expanding and operating UGS facilities in Europe. Moreover, the meeting participants shared opinions regarding the cooperation within joint infrastructure projects, Gazprom said in a statement.

Alexey Miller and Kurt Bock also discussed the progress with the asset swap deal between Gazprom and Wintershall Holding. It was stressed that reinforcing the companies’ positions across the entire production chain would help enhance the reliability of gas supplies to end consumers.

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Press Release; Image: Gazprom

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