«Gazprom» hopes for a speedy signing of the agreement for work in Argentina

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Gazprom hopes to soon sign an agreement with Argentina to participate in the project for gas exploration and production on the field «Estacion Fernandez Oro», told reporters Deputy Chairman of the management Board of the company Alexander Medvedev.

«We have a good project in progress, I hope to soon be signed,» — said Medvedev at the end of the Breakfast with the President of Argentina Mauricio Macri in Moscow.

«The Minister of energy, who was present (at Breakfast — ed.), we exchanged views that the company YPF and Gazprom have a job to do, the main thing — to coordinate conditions of participation», he added.

Medvedev also noted that the agreement could be signed during the St. Petersburg international economic forum.

He said that during the meeting the President of Argentina with representatives of Russian companies is also discussed cooperation in the areas of agriculture, fertilizers, nuclear power.

Gazprom and YPF in 2015, have signed a framework agreement on joint exploration and production of hydrocarbons in Argentina. In April 2015, Gazprom and YPF signed a Memorandum of cooperation stipulating, inter alia, cooperation in the sphere of exploration, production and transportation of hydrocarbons in Argentina and in third countries.

«Gazprom» hopes for a speedy signing of the agreement for work in ArgentinaAs far as Europe is dependent on Russian gas