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BELGRADE - The matter of compliance of existing South Stream agreements with the EU laws is addressed in the dialogue between Gazprom and the European Commission, and in case some of the signed documents need to be amended, Serbia will act in line with the agreement and the actions of other countries hosting the gas pipeline, Tanjug learned at the Ministry of Energy and Mining on Wednesday.
Gazprom plans to export 158.4 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas this year to Europe, including Turkey, down from 161.5 bcm shipped in 2013, the state-controlled company said on June 3.
Gazprom added that the average gas price it was charging its clients in Europe, including Turkey, was $387 per 1,000 cubic meters last year.
Russian energy giant Gazprom has lowered its projected gas deliveries to Europe this year.
The company plans to export 158 bcm of gas to Europe and a combined 56 bcm to the Baltics and the Community of Independent States (CIS), compared to 2013's 161 bcm and 59.4 bcm, respectively, as the Russian website Lenta.ru reports citing data from the company.
Russia's energy giant Gazprom has decided to give Ukraine an additional week for its gas payment, setting June 9 as a new deadline.
Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller announced the move after the company received USD 786 M, the first tranche of the USD 2.237 B sum Kiev is to transfer for gas supplies within the coming days, RIA Novosti reported.