Representatives of Russian gas company Gazprom said that new US sanctions against Moscow would not result in any changes to key energy projects, although they could cause some delays.
Several provisions of the sanctions law signed by US President Donald Trump earlier this month target Russian energy sector, which produces much of its foreign income, with new limits on US investment in Russian companies. Last month Gazprom said the sanctions might delay some giant gas projects, including Nord Stream II and TurkStream gas pipelines and deep-water, Arctic offshore or shale projects. The statement from the company said that for the time being sanctions are not cause for changing the strategic direction of business or adjusting the list of key Gazprom projects.
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