Russia: Alexey Miller and Emir of Qatar Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani Discuss World Energy Market Development Trends


The Gazprom headquarters hosted  a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee and Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Emir of the State of Qatar.

The meeting participants addressed the promising areas of cooperation between Gazprom and Qatar in the energy sector.

In particular, a focus was put on potential joint investment projects between Gazprom and Qatar Petroleum as well as interaction between the companies on the European and Asia-Pacific markets.

The parties paid special attention to the world energy market development trends as well as the issues related to the expansion of the strategic partnership ties within the Gas Exporting Countries Forum.

The parties agreed that the consolidation of the global energy companies’ efforts should contribute to the international energy markets stabilization and higher energy security worldwide.

The Emir of Qatar Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani also visited the Central Production and Dispatch Department where he was informed of how the Unified Gas Supply System of Russia was operated, natural gas supply routes were optimized and uninterrupted gas deliveries were provided to Russian and foreign consumers.

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Source: Gazprom, November 8, 2010

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