Gazprom: Securing markets

­Aleksandr Medvedev – Director General, Gazprom Export

Gazprom recently signed a landmark deal with Bulgaria, the final agreement before construction begins on the South Stream pipeline. The South Stream aims to deliver Russian gas directly to European consumers, just like its northern twin, the Nord Stream. The deal was inked amid accusations from the European Union of unfair pricing and a simultaneous lowering of demand for gas in Europe. So, how is Gazprom going to face all these issues? We’ll discuss this with the corporation’s deputy head, Aleksandr Medvedev.