Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Alexander Drozdenko, Governor of the Leningrad Region, recently held a working meeting in St. Petersburg.
The parties discussed the progress of the cooperation agreement, noting that the Leningrad region was a strategic partner for Gazprom. At present the region is crossed by the gas pipelines of the northern gas transmission corridor, the main route for delivering gas from the Yamal Peninsula to consumers in European Russia and abroad.
Furthermore, seeking to strengthen its foothold in the LNG market, Gazprom is constructing an LNG production, storage and shipment complex in the neighborhood of the Portovaya compressor station near Vyborg. Preparations are being made for Baltic LNG, the project of a large scale plant near the port of Ust-Luga.
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