Gazprom OJSC will start its activities in Kyrgyzstan by late 2003, deputy chair of company's board of directors Alexander Ryazanov told journalists on Wednesday, September 3, in Bishkek after his meeting with Kyrgyz prime minister Nikolay Tanaev.
The parties at their meeting discussed performance of an agreement signed in May between Kyrgyz government and Gazprom.
According to Ryazanov: it is planned to set up either a Gazprom's subsidiary or a joint enterprise to conduct planned works in Kyrgyzstan; this will require one or one and half month and we plan to start our activities in the republic be the end of the year.
He pointed out that Gazprom has a number of specific proposals to cooperate with Kyrgyzstan within the signed agreement.
For more details see Oil&Gas Report weekly.
Interfax, September 03, 2003