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Rosneft bets on Russian transport sector to take extra gas

The company is targeting the transport sector to help absorb some of the additional 32 bcm/y of gas it intends to produce by 2020 The company is targeting the transport sector to help absorb some of the additional 32 bcm/y of gas it intends to produce by 2020.
By Silvia Favasuli 1 March 2019 Europe & Russia / Gas for Transport 0 33995
A CNG filling station near Moscow. (Gazprom)

Russia’s Rosneft is looking at sectors such as transport to serve as a domestic market for its planned increase in gas production, but the company will also have to bet on LNG and perhaps even piped exports to absorb all of the additional output it expects to bring online.

Otabek Karimov, vice president for commerce and logistics at Rosneft, told delegates at International Petroleum Week in London on Wednesday that his company intends to produce 100 billion cubic metres per year of gas within Russia from...