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Ukraine Gas Field Access

Russia made an offer to Ukraine to contribute several gas fields to a joint venture between Gazprom and Naftogaz Ukrainy, Gazprom deputy chief executive Valery Golubev said, Kommersant Ukraine reported Friday.

Russia is ready to allow Ukraine to pump gas from the Astrakhan field and from sites on the Yamal Peninsula, where extraction of fuel is expensive, complicated and needs huge investment, the newspaper said, citing a source with knowledge of the matter in Ukraine’s Fuel and Energy Ministry.

Ukraine sought access to the Urengoi field, the report said.


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