Gazprom Discusses South Stream Implementation in Slovenia

Gazprom Adresses South Stream Implementation in Slovenia

A Gazprom delegation led by Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Company’s Management Committee paid a visit to the Republic of Slovenia.

Alexey Miller met with Alenka Bratusek, Slovenian Prime Minister, Uros Cufer, Finance Minister, Stanko Stepisnik, Minister of Economic Development and Technology and Samo Omerzel, Minister of Infrastructure and Spatial Planning.

The parties discussed the crucial issues of the Russian-Slovenian cooperation in the gas sector. Special attention was paid to the South Stream project implementation in Slovenia where the spatial planning and environmental impact assessment (EIA) conducted under the national laws are nearing completion.

In addition, the parties addressed the Action Plan on implementing the project in Slovenia between 2013 and 2014 and highlighted that the project was progressing in strict compliance with the schedule.

Consideration was also given to the issue of assigning the national significance status to the gas pipeline.

LNG World News Staff, April 29, 2013; Image: Gazprom