The Russian energy company Gazprom increased its market share in Europe in 2017 from 33 to 34.7%, Deputy Chairman of the Management Committee of Gazprom, Alexander Medvedev announced.
– The share of Gazprom in the market is increasing. The deliveries grew faster than the market and the share in Europe grew to the record amount of 34.7% – Medvedev said at his meeting with investors in New York.
Last year, the company increased the production of gas by 12.4% to 471 billion cubic meters. Gas deliveries to Europe grew by 8% to 193.6 billion cubic meters.
According to Gazprom Export, around 80% of the deliveries from Russia are towards Western European countries, whereas 20% goes to Central European countries.