Gazprom strategy amid global turmoil

Sergey Kupriyanov, the official spokesman for Gazprom.

1974 - Born in Smolensk region
1996 - Graduates, Moscow Physicotechnical Institute
1996 - Analyst, then Department chairman, Sobolev Consultation agency
1997 - Member, editorial board, Equity Market magazine
1997 - General Director deputy, Business Relations agency
2000 - Chief Editor, deputy and then head of analytical services, RTSB Publishing House
2000 - Chief Editor, company management magazine
2003 - Press secretary to management committee chairman and deputy head, information and communications department, Gazprom

Today we will talk about Russian gas. Export prices for sales of Russian natural gas to European consumers will start to go down at the start of 2009. The European Commission has unveiled new plans to diversify its energy imports, thus reducing reliance on Russia, which supplies most of the oil and gas to Europe. Does the current economic crisis spell serious trouble for the Russian gas giant? We’ll talk about it with Sergey Kupriyanov, the official spokesman for Gazprom.