The CEO of Russian oil and gas giant Gazprom, Alexei Miller, said that the company has increased daily gas exports to China through the Power of Siberia pipeline.
Bloomberg news agency reported on Monday, that Miller didn’t specify the exact amount of gas in the statement, which was posted on Gazprom’s account on the Telegram.
He said daily shipments were increased to the level planned for 2023 on December 31, “several days earlier than planned”.
“As of January 1, Gazprom has reached a new level of gas supplies to China,” he said.
Under a contract with China’s SNBC, Gazprom is set to gradually raise gas flows in the Power of Siberia pipeline to 38 billion cubic meters per year in 2025.
For the current year, supplies were originally planned to be 21 billion cubic meters, compared to 15 billion cubic meters in 2022.