Gazprom’s gas exports to Hungary in 2018 exceed last year’s total
St. Petersburg. A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Norbert Konkoly, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to the Russian Federation, took place in St. Petersburg. Also present was Gyorgy Kobor, who had been appointed as Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of the Hungarian energy company MVM in October 2018.
The meeting touched upon, inter alia, gas exports to Hungary. It was noted that, from January 1 through November 28, 2018, Gazprom had delivered 7.1 billion cubic meters of gas to the country, topping the total for 2017 (7 billion cubic meters of gas).
The parties discussed the diversification of Russian gas supply routes to Europe, focusing on the progress of the TurkStream and Nord Stream 2 projects and the development of the Hungarian gas transmission infrastructure.