Putin asks Gazprom to mull shipping gas to China across Mongolia
MOSCOW, Sep 9 (PRIME) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin asked Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller to consider shipping gas from the Yamal Peninsula to China across Mongolia on Monday.
Miller said that Gazprom is considering sending gas to China by the Far Eastern route, from the Sakhalin Island.
Putin said, УIn this context, I would ask you to return to the topic which we have discussed many times with you and with the Chinese friends, I mean, a possibility to use the resources of the Irkutsk Region, the Krasnoyarsk Region. Please, look at the reserves of Yamal as well, we need to gather a sufficient amount for these Western route supplies to China across Mongolia,Ф Putin said.