Gazprom is implementing an ambitious program of import substitution and will have the opportunity to continue the development of the Yuzhno-Kirinskoye field, despite the fact that this project fell under the punishment from US, I am sure the Minister of natural resources and ecology of Russia Sergey Donskoy.
"Gazprom continues to work on. It is very important that Gazprom, I know it well, there are serious plans for import substitution. Yes, in some cases, organizations will need to string up, but the project will be implemented", - has told the Minister in an interview to RIA " Novosti ".
remember that enhanced the punishment, announced on July 30 the United States about the Residents and organizations of Russia and Ukraine, entered into force on 10 August. July 30, 2015, the U.S. Treasury Department said on the introduction of penalties regarding eleven physical and fifteen legal entities. Among the participants of the list, for example, Russian businessman Roman Rotenberg and son of former President of Ukraine Oleksandr Yanukovych. The list also included Izhevsk mechanical plant, the concern " Izhmash ", the number of trade ports in Crimea, "daughter" VEB and Rosneft. August 7, extended its sectoral sanctions against the Russian economy to Yuzhno-Kirinskoye gas field in the sea of Okhotsk. According to the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov, punish US not have a significant impact on the Russian economy. Rating Agency Fitch believes that the last sentence of the USA concerning the oil and gas Yuzhno-Kirinskoye field can not significantly affect the activities of Gazprom.