German firms acknowledge gas competition with Asia

German firms acknowledge gas competition with Asia


German energy companies E.ON and Wintershall understand that the time has come when countries in Europe will have to compete for Russian gas with countries in the Asia-Pacific region. Reiner Hartmann, head of the E.ON Ruhrgas Moscow office, said at an energy forum in Moscow last Tuesday that European countries are no longer the only buyers of Russian gas, and are now in competition with China, India and the US. At the same time he noted that Gazprom can supply gas to all markets, but at the mome...


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