The Future of the Russian Gas Market: New Trends and Options
Article from: OGEL 4 (2003), in National and International Issues in Natural Gas Development
Russia's view on energy security includes the reliable functioning of all branches of the fuel and energy complex, guaranteed energy supply to consumers, the observance of balance between supply and domestic demand and economically feasible export of fuel and energy resources. The Russian gas industry provides for about 25 per cent of the State's currency income and is the main resource supplier for electricity production. Gazprom is the major exporter of natural gas to foreign countries. However, the Russian gas industry is now facing problems that can only be solved by dramatic ...