Russian energy monopoly Gazprom said it will work with PetroVietnam to drill a deepwater exploration well off the Vietnamese coast.

Gazprom hosted on May 6 a delegation from PetroVietnam in Moscow to discuss future activities and potential drilling sites. Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller met with PetroVietnam National Chairman Nguyen Xuan Son.

“The drilling of a prospecting well in block No. 129 [on the Vietnamese continental shelf] is scheduled to start in the second half of 2015,” Gazprom said ...

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