Gazprom Export disagrees with accusations of insufficient gas supplies to the European market

The head of the contract structuring and pricing department at Gazprom Export, Sergei Komlev, called the accusations from Europe and the United States of shortages of gas supplies absurd. According to him, supplies to the European market in the last half of the year were close to a historical maximum. “Gazprom supplies of pipeline gas occurred at the level of historical highs, and their main increase fell on the share of the most important buyers … These data prove the absurdity of the accusations of PJSC Gazprom “in underdelivery”, – wrote Mr. Komlev in his article in the corporate edition of “Gazprom” (quoted by “RIA Novosti”). In the first half of this year, according to Sergei Komlev, the share of LNG in the structure of gas imports by Europe amounted to 31%. and for the six months of 2020 this figure was 41.5%. The top manager explained the decline by the reorientation of liquefied gas flows from Europe to the Asia-Pacific region and Latin America. LNG supplies as a whole decreased by 15.9% (10.74 billion cubic meters), while pipeline gas imports increased by 33.1% (31.5 billion …

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