21 Dec 2010 11:32

Gazprom expects to produce 570-580 bcm gas by 2015

MOSCOW. Dec 21 (Interfax) - Gazprom expects to be producing 570-580 billion cubic meters of gas by 2015, the Russian gas giant's press office said.

"The current assessment of the development of the domestic and external gas markets enables us to forecast gas production by the Gazprom group of up to 570-580 bcm by 2015," the company said following a meeting of its board of directors, devoted to production capacity in the period to 2015.

It is anticipated Gazprom will produce 507 bcm of gas in 2010. Planned output in 2011 is 505.6 bcm.