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Russian companies eye supplying LNG to Thailand

Thailand is a promising cooperation area for Russian companies, says minister

MOSCOW, November 14. /TASS/. Russian companies are interested in supplying liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the Thai market, Russian Energy Ministry’s press service reported with reference to Minister Alexander Novak on Wednesday.

"The operations of the group (Russian-Thai bilateral working group - TASS) make it possible to coordinate the work on joint projects in all areas of the fuel and energy sector. Russian energy resources - oil, petroleum products and coal - are delivered stably to Thailand. Considering the great importance of natural gas for Thailand’s power generation, as well as considering the growth of gas consumption, Russian companies are interested in organizing the supplies of liquefied natural gas to Thailand’s market," Novak was quoted as saying.

The minister also considers the construction of power generation facilities in Thailand a promising cooperation area for Russian companies.

The two countries boast a long track record of energy cooperation, the ministry added.