The head of the international gas Union: Europe cannot do without Russian gas
Saying that Europe can do without Russian gas, are false, said the head of the international gas Union, Jerome Ferrie.
" in the provisions of the existing tensions between Russia and Ukraine some leaders are trying to convince us that Europe can do without Russian gas, going to the other supplies. This is a completely false statement. Even if the US organization and the truth was not so long ago the permission to export shale gas and oil, we must not forget that these deliveries will target the most important thing in Asian countries ", - said the expert. However, He added that " does not want to downplay the existing tensions between Russia and Ukraine, reports TASS." However, when the situation will calm down, I think all will become crystal clear how much importance across Europe play pipelines, becoming an important factor of stability on the continent ", - noted the head of the international energy organization." Russia's decision to stop for a while the gas pipeline project " South stream " is able to be caused by a number of factors, " said Ferre.- for example, for the capital of Russia It has the ability to be a method to show the Western Europe, the Russian Federation open fresh markets such as China." All This will create for the Russian Federation highly potential alternative to European markets, or, at least, will be a good addition to them, " he said.