The field is located 80 km to the south-west of Atyrau, the reservoir lies below the shallow waters of the northern part of the Caspian Sea.
The Turkish president on Friday announced the discovery of another 135 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the Black Sea, following a historic find last year.
Ukraine needs to start real work with Poland and other countries to become independent of Gazprom and avoid political gas blackmail in the future, Polish Ambassador to Ukraine Bartosz Cichocki has said.
Gazprom domestic supplies from the gas transmission system rose by 17% (or by 18.8 billion cubic meters) over said period of 2021.
Russian gas supplied to Europe via the Nord Stream has a carbon footprint that is four times smaller than from the US gas, Alexander Novak told reporters.
Recent months have been a time of intense Russian gas imports to Romania. From the beginning of January to 11 May, the country purchased 1.1 bcm of “blue fuel” from that pipeline.
In the first quarter of this year, Turkey became the second largest recipient of Russian gas, Gazprom reported.
“European countries are most interested in the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project, and the project is still planned to be completed in 2021,” Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov said.
In the first three months of this year, Gazprom earned $9.59 billion on gas exports. This is 32.2% more than in the same period of 2020.
Germany is the leader of Russian pipeline gas imports in Europe. In March, Germany continued to actively increase its purchases from Gazprom.