Friday, February 06, 2009
Gazprom forges strategic gas ties with Bolivia
RBC, 06.02.2009, Moscow 11:59:09 – Gazprom will take part in drafting a general plan for the development of Bolivia's natural gas industry until 2030, the Russian gas monopoly's press office reported today. A relevant memorandum was signed by Bolivia's state oil and gas company YPFB, Gazprom, and the Russian gas research center Vniigaz when a Gazprom delegation led by head of the gas giant's foreign economic affairs department Stanislav Tsygankov was visiting Bolivia. During the visit, the parties discussed the implementation of the memorandum of understanding signed in February 2007 and current progress on establishing a joint venture for hydrocarbon production.