Gazprom to lower gas transit through Ukraine to zero.

By bne IntelliNews February 23, 2012
Gazprom intends to reduce gas transit through Ukraine to zero after launch of South Stream and expanding Nord Stream. Reporters in Moscow learned this from an official representative of Gazprom, Sergei Kupriyanov. Alexei Miller the head of Gazprom, said that Gazprom is ready to begin the construction of the pipeline South Stream to bypass Ukraine in December 2012. Gazprom was instructed to build South Stream with a maximum capacity of pumping 63bn m3 of gas per year.

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