Gazprom has concluded a medium-term contract for natural gas supplies to Slovenia. Alexander Medvedev, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, Elena Burmistrova, Director General of Gazprom Export, and Bostjan Napast, Chairman of the Management Board of Geoplin d.o.o. Ljubljana, took part in the ceremony in Ljubljana, Gazprom informed.
The new contract provides for annual supplies of 600 million cubic meters of gas from January 1, 2018 to January 1, 2023.
"This year marks 40 years since the start of Russian gas deliveries to Slovenia in 1978. Geoplin d.o.o. Ljubljana is our long-standing partner. I am confident that the new contract for natural gas supplies will reinforce the relations between our companies and open a new page in the history of energy cooperation between the two countries," Alexander Medvedev said.
"Today's event is another proof of our effective long-term cooperation with Gazprom. This contract symbolizes a crucial strategic alliance. Our reliable partnership with Gazprom is a guarantee of uninterrupted gas supplies to our company and Slovenia for years to come," said Bostjan Napast.
Russian gas supplies to Slovenia began in 1978. Between 1978 and 2017, more than 14 billion cubic meters of gas was delivered to Slovenia, including 607.2 million cubic meters in 2017. The previous contract between Gazprom Export and Geoplin d.o.o. Ljubljana expired on December 31, 2017.
Geoplin d.o.o. Ljubljana, a major natural gas importer to Slovenia, is Gazprom Export's partner in the Slovenian market.
PJSC Gazprom (tax number: 7736050003) is the world's biggest gas company. Its authorized capital is RUB 118.367 billion and consists of 23,673,512,900 common shares with a face value of 5 rubles.
The company has several hundred thousand shareholders in Russia and abroad. The Russian Federation owns more than 50% of Gazprom's shares. The Bank of New York Mellon is the depositary of Gazprom's ADR program.
Gazprom's biggest foreign partners are E.ON, BASF, Wintershall, Verbundnetz Gas VNG, Siemens (Germany); ENGIE, EDF, Total (France); ENI (Italy); Botas (Turkey); Fortum (Finland); Gasunie and GasTerra (the Netherlands); DONG Energy (Denmark); Statoil (Norway); OMV (Austria); CNPC and PetroChina (China); GAIL (India); Sonatrach (Algeria); PetroVietnam (Vietnam); PDVSA (Venezuela); YPF (Argentina); MOL (Hungarian); PGNiG (Poland); SPP (Slovakia); Serbijagaz (Serbia); Bulgarian Energy Holding EAD; Kogas (South Korea); Mitsui, Mitsubishi Corporation (Japan), as well as Shell multinational company.
According to AK&M Information Agency's DataCapital information retrieval system, RAS net profit of Gazprom for 2017 decreased 4.1 times to RUB 100.3 billion. Revenue grew by 9.6% to RUB 4.313 trillion from RUB 3.934 trillion.
"AK&M", 13.04.2018 17:44