A working meeting took place today at the Headquarters of Gazprom between Alexander Ryazanov, the Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, and the CEOs of Bergesen AS Shipping, Norwegian ship-owning company.
The parties discussed opportunities for cooperation in the natural gas production, liquefaction and gas exports from the Russian Arctic offshore fields. The parties agreed on undertaking a detailed examination of the technical and economic aspects of the Russian liquefied natural gas production and transportation to foreign markets.
The meeting was held within the cooperation prospects with companies offering their experience, technical and financial resources for implementation of the projects on LNG production and transportation by sea.
Bergesen AS Shipping was set up in 1935 and during the preceding decades has succeeded to become one of the world leading shipping companies. The core business of the company is shipping of petroleum gas and crude oil.
In recent years, Bergesen is intensively involved in expansion of its activity in the liquefied natural gas transportation. In addition, the company is an owner and operator of a number of oil and gas floating systems designed for commodyes production, storage and offload.
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