June 5, 2018 / 4:08 PM / a year ago

Russia's Gazprom, Austria's OMV sign gas supply deal until 2040

FILE PHOTO: The logo of Russian gas giant Gazprom is seen on a board at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum 2017 (SPIEF 2017) in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 1, 2017. REUTERS/Sergei Karpukhin/File Photo

VIENNA (Reuters) - Kremlin-controlled gas producer Gazprom and Austrian energy company OMV signed a new deal on Tuesday on Russian gas supplies to Austria through to 2040, a Reuters correspondent reported from the signing ceremony in Vienna.

No details of the deal were provided.

Last year, Gazprom increased gas supplies to Austria to more than 9 billion cubic metres (bcm) from 6.1 bcm in 2016.

Reporting by Darya Korsunskaya; Writing by Vladimir Soldatkin; Editing by Tom Balmforth and Edmund Blair

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