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16 April 2013

Gazprom Group on Hannover Industrial Fair

This year Gazprom for the first time took part in Hannover Fair, one of the world’s biggest high-tech, innovation and industrial automation exhibitions.

The stand of Gazprom Group attracted visitors with Volkswagen “Scirocco” cars — unique sportcars for Scirocco R-Cup racing. Gazprom becomes an exclusive supplier of NGV fuel to this racing starting from May 2013. Vyacheslav Krupenkov, Senior Managing Director of Gazprom Germania GmbH, and Ulrich Hackenberg, Member of the Volkswagen Board of Management, in the presence of Viktor Zubkov, Gazprom’s Chairman of Board of Directors, signed a partnership agreement on the fair.

Exhibition participants highly appreciated the reliability, quality, usability and elegance of German racing gas-powered cars.

“We warmly welcome Gazprom as a new partner of Scirocco R-Cup. Environmentally clean and energy efficient motorsport is always the primary goal for Volkswagen. I am glad that we established this cooperation”, — said Ulrich Hackenberg. Viktor Zubkov expressed his confidence in future cooperation and emphasized that the Agreement with Volkswagen is a natural follow-up to mission on expanding the use of NGV fuel in Europe.

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