Earlier, some European countries said they could pay Russian gas in the ruble, but EU Energy Commission Kadri Simson said the conversion mechanism proposed by Moscow violated EU sanctions. Said that.
Russia’s fuel ban will endanger European industry and its economy, according to the head of the Austrian company OMV.
“Today we don’t think we’re ready for an embargo, unless we’re ready to accept the results, because we need to have a clear understanding of one thing. Our gas supply It is supplied by supply from Russia, not our own production in Europe. We have created a task force on gas to see how we can contribute to delivery, “said OMV CEO. Alfred Stern told the Courier newspaper.
On April 27, Russian energy giant Gazprom stopped supplying gas because it refused a new payment process under a contract between the Bulgarian company Bulgaria and PGNiG in Poland.
https://sputniknews.com/20220505/europe-is-not-ready-for-ban-on-russian-gas-supplies-head-of-austrian-fuel-company-omv-says-1095277897.html Europe is not ready to ban Russia’s gas supply, says OMV, head of Austrian fuel company