31 Dec 2009 15:44

Gazprom cuts gas output to 461 bcm in 2009 from 549.7 bcm in 2008

MOSCOW. Dec 31 (Interfax) - Gazprom produced "approximately 461 billion cubic meters" of gas in 2009, down from 549.7 bcm in 2010, the Russian gas giant's spokesman, Sergei Kupriyanov, said live on the Ekho Moskvy radio station.

"The gas industry has never seen such a drop before," Kupriyanov said.