25 Oct 2022 20:20

Energy ministers of Russia, Equatorial Guinea discuss gas transportation projects

MOSCOW. Oct 25 (Interfax) - Russian Energy Minister Nikolai Shulginov and Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, have held a working meeting as part of the Ministerial Meeting of the Forum of Gas Exporting Countries (FGEC), the Russian Energy Ministry said.

During the meeting, the sides discussed prospects for interaction in the oil and gas sphere, including the regional aspects in implementing gas transportation projects, according to the Russian ministry. "The Russian side considers cooperation with Guinean partners in implementing energy projects as an important element of preparing for the Russia-Africa summit on 2023," Shulginov said.

Shulginov and Lima also discussed the current goals of the FGEC, considering that Equatorial Guinea will hold the chairmanship in the ministerial meeting in 2023.

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