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Gazprom Plans German Expansion Via Bavaria, Sueddeutsche Reports

April 13, 2012

OAO Gazprom wants to invest in gas- fired power plants in Bavaria as part of a plan to expand in the German energy market, Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported.

The Russian gas company, which wants to take majority stakes in new energy projects in the German regional state, met representatives of utilities EON AG, Erdgas Schwaben GmbH and the Bavarian Economy Ministry in Munich on Feb. 27, the newspaper reported, citing a memorandum from the talks.

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