2 Feb 2023 19:23

Russian deputy energy minister, ambassador of Equatorial Guinea discuss OPEC+, GECF, investment

MOSCOW. Feb 2 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Energy Minister Sergei Mochalnikov and Luciano Nkogo Ndong Ayekaba, ambassador of Equatorial Guinea to Russia, discussed key issues relating to the two countries' interaction in the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) and in OPEC+, the agency press service said.

"Our energy companies are interested in forging mutually profitable partnership and are ready to look for and jointly implement promising projects. In particular, we are now discussing the possibility of Russian companies' participation in the Central African gas transportation system project," Mochalnikov said.

The sides also discussed the possibility of involving the Guinean side in the work done by the Institute for Initiatives in Oil and Gas Technology as regards the formation of industry standards and the creation of a system for evaluating compliance of oil and gas equipment.