(VOV) – Russia’s energy company Gazprom should work closely with the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) to speed up joint projects.
State President Truong Tan Sang made the proposal at a reception for Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, Russia’s largest company and the world’s biggest natural gaz producer, in Hanoi on October 4.
Sang said the comprehensive strategic partnership between Vietnam and Russia is developing well, which supports bilateral cooperation in various areas, including oil and gas exploration and exploitation.
He also spoke highly of the recent cooperation between PetroVietnam and Gazprom and hoped their joint projects will reap great success.
Alexey Miller briefed his host on Gazprom’s future cooperation projects with Vietnam and said cooperation with Vietnam is part of the group’s development strategy.
Gazprom supports and creates conditions for Vietnamese oil and gas companies to operate in Russia, he assured his host.
Miller expressed his desire to promote the strategic partnership with Vietnamese companies to supply liquefied gas to Vietnam in the long term.
He said Gazprom will coordinate closely with its Vietnamese counterpart to effectively implement joint projects.