Gazprom Gas Exports Rise To Record High In 2017

4 Jan 2018   Russia

Russia’s Gazprom raised its exports by 8.1 percent annually to a record high of 193.9 billion cubic meters in 2017, the chairman of Gazprom’s management committee, Alexey Miller, said on Wednesday. In a speech at the end of December 2017, Miller said that “Last year, we set an absolute record for gas exports with 179.3 billion cubic meters. We will beat that amount by the year’s end, with over 190 billion cubic meters of gas delivered to consumers. I would like to note that this year will see several countries at once set new records for Russian gas imports. I am speaking first and foremost about our largest consumers, Germany and Turkey.” Speaking to reporters on Wednesday, Miller said that Gazprom’s production jumped by 12.4 percent on the year in 2017, to 471 billion cubic meters—the highest growth for the company on record. According to Miller, the second consecutive […]

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