30 Oct 2009 16:26

E.ON plans to close swap of Gazprom shares for Yuzhno-Russkoye stake soon

MOSCOW. Oct 28 (Interfax) - German E.ON plans to close the deal to exchange 3% of shares in Gazprom for a 25% stake in the Yuzhno-Russkoye field in the next few days, E.ON Senior Vice President Uwe Fip said at a conference on the Russian energy sector.

The deal will help ensure the reliability of energy supplies to Europe, he said.