Gazprom Export LLC, the world’s leading exporter of natural gas based in Russia, has reached a deal on the access to Slovakia’s gas pipeline system.
The corresponding framework agreement was signed with Eustream, which operates a gas transmission system of Slovakia. Such contracts are concluded by all market participants in accordance with the requirements of the operator company, Rambler News reports on Wednesday with the reference to its source in the industry.
The Russian company noted that the agreement enables it to participate in the acquisition of any capacity of Slovakia’s gas pipeline system, as well as creates a basis for concluding future contracts on transportation.
“The conclusion of this framework agreement does not necessarily mean that gas transport capacities will be purchased”, - a source in Gazprom Export LLC specified.