|13 February, 2020

Gazprom to resume China gas route talks once virus quarantine lifted

Gazprom also said it will sign new long-term deals with European customers

A view shows the company logo of Gazprom company installed on the roof of its office building in Moscow, August 10, 2015. Gazprom, Russia's largest gas producer, posted a 71-percent increase in the first quarter net profit to 382.1 billion roubles ($5.91 billion), the company said on Monday.

A view shows the company logo of Gazprom company installed on the roof of its office building in Moscow, August 10, 2015. Gazprom, Russia's largest gas producer, posted a 71-percent increase in the first quarter net profit to 382.1 billion roubles ($5.91 billion), the company said on Monday.

REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

MOSCOW- Russia's Gazprom said on Thursday it will continue talks on new China natural gas routes once the coronavirus quarantine is lifted.

Gazprom also said it will sign new long-term deals with European customers soon involving contract renewals representing tens of billions of cubic metres of gas per year.

(Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; writing by Alexander Marrow; editing by Jason Neely) ((alexander.marrow@thomsonreuters.com; +7 495 775 1242;))

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