Russia is fully satisfied with the cooperation with Austria in the gas sector and counts on its further development, said Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the head of the Austrian oil and gas group OMV Rainer Seele.
“We are not only satisfied with our cooperation and are ready to develop it further for the benefit of our countries, Europe and Russia, in the hope that we will strengthen”, — said Putin.
He noted that OMV — “our old reliable partner, the first contracts which have been concluded 50 years ago.” “Now we have a contract valid until 2028. But Austria is not only a significant consumer of our gas, but also the largest transit 30 billion cubic metres of gas via Austria trinityroots mainly due to your company”, — said the President.
According to Putin, “Austria has become the world’s largest hub, such a thing as Baumgarten (large gas storage EDS.), known around the world.”