The Gazprom headquarters hosted a working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee and Chikahito Harada, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Russian Federation. The parties discussed the current status and the prospects for cooperation between Gazprom Group and relevant Japanese companies.
The meeting paid special attention to the joint Russian-Japanese projects being implemented in the Far East. In particular, Alexey Miller and Chikahito Harada discussed the progress with the project of an LNG plant construction near Vladivostok and emphasized the successful cooperation between Gazprom and Japanese energy companies within the Sakhalin II project.
In addition, the meeting participants confirmed the paramount importance of Russian LNG supplies to Japan.
Following the talks, Alexey Miller and Chikahito Harada expressed their shared opinion that the policy of strengthening cooperation in the oil and gas sector would further be pursued.
LNG World News Staff, November 27, 2012; Image: Gazprom