“Gazprom Export” has started the first auctions for gas sales at an electronic trading platform in Saint Petersburg.
As Construction.ru was told by the company’s press office, the auction was opened by the Gazprom Deputy Chair of the Board, Alexander Medvedev, and the head of “Gazprom Export”, Elena Burmistrova. “Gazprom Export” has qualified 39 companies as being fit for participation in the auctions for delivery of 3.2 bln m3 of natural gas to the EU. The auctions will take place on September 7th, 8 th, 9 th and 10th.
To remind you, as Head of Gazprom Alexey Miller stated at the end of June, the gas auction is an additional mechanism of Gazprom’s work on the European gas market. It will be an alternative to long-term gas delivery contracts.