Russian government to review Gazprom gas export monopoly

(AGI) Moscow, July 22 - Gas giant Gazprom's monopoly onpipeline exports and transport infrastructure could come to endlater this year, press agency Itar-Tass reported on Tuesday.Following committee-level meetings earlier in June, RussianPresident Vladimir Putin asked the government to considerallowing gas producers not owned by Gazprom to export gasindependently from new fields, and claim stakes in theconstruction of transport infrastructure in eastern Siberia andthe Far East. The government is to reach a decision by thebeginning of September. . .

(AGI) Moscow, July 22 - Gas giant Gazprom's monopoly onpipeline exports and transport infrastructure could come to endlater this year, press agency Itar-Tass reported on Tuesday.Following committee-level meetings earlier in June, RussianPresident Vladimir Putin asked the government to considerallowing gas producers not owned by Gazprom to export gasindependently from new fields, and claim stakes in theconstruction of transport infrastructure in eastern Siberia andthe Far East. The government is to reach a decision by thebeginning of September. . .