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Russia’s Gazprom to Search for Oil, Gas off Dominican Republic

February 15, 2012

Feb. 14 (Bloomberg) -- Gazprom International SA, a subsidiary of Moscow-based oil and gas company Gazprom, will begin offshore oil and gas exploration in the Dominican Republic, Gazprom communications representative Denis Ignatiev said in a telephone interview from Moscow.

The announcement followed a visit from Gazprom International to the Caribbean nation last week. Gazprom will consider helping the Dominican Republic to reduce a current energy deficit, the company said in a press statement.

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