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Washington expects that power dialogue of the USA - Russia will play an appreciable role in the power policy of the new government of the Russian Federation

Washington expects that power dialogue of the USA - Russia will play an appreciable role in the power policy of the new Russian government. The director for Russia and Eurasia of a Department of Energy of the USA has declared it Leonard Kobern.

addressing to conference passing in LDN " the Summit of the CIS on oil and gas - 2004 " it has reminded that a Department of Energy of the USA " resolutely moves FWD in the further embodiment to life " positions of the Joint statement of US presidents and Russia from 2002.

Kobern has informed that in June in Moscow will pass the fifth session Russian - the American Working group on power delegation of the USA on which will head the deputy minister of power of Kajl Makslerrou.

Besides five aspects originally designated in the Joint statement - the world oil markets, investments, technologies, an exchange of the power information and the enterprises of small and AVG business - the ATTN of participants of a MTG 2 will be involved in such new areas, as development of the Russian industry of development szhizhennogo natural gas, cooperation in application of hydrogen fuel and the analysis of possibilities of export of the Russian crude oil through Murmansk.

Besides, according to Koberna, in the end of May in Moscow will pass " a round table " on an exchange of experience in area of leasing of territories where extraction of mineral resources is conducted. " as Russia now prepares changes in the legislation on use of bowels, this action will be useful in respect of transfer of experience of leasing of federal lands in the USA " - he has told.

SPK about practical filling of cooperation between Russia and the USA in sphere of power, Kobern has reminded of the recent transaction on acquisition by the American company " the Marathon " Hunts - the Mansijsky oil company. " though the sum of this investment small, its value is great, as it is one of few investments of the American companies in the main region of the Russian oil extracting " - the representative of a Department of Energy of the USA has underlined.

he 2 has noted value of cooperation with Russia within the limits of activity of the Caspian pipeline consortium, and also deliveries of the Russian oil in the USA. " let it and oil small amounts, they symbolise the beginning of regular trade in crude oil between our two countries " - ascertained Kobern.

" the Summit of the CIS on oil and gas - 2004: Russia, Caspian sea, caucasus and the Central Asia " it is spent already in the fourth time. As the main organizer the London company " acts; Enerdzhi ekschejndzh ".

According to organizers, the summit " will allow those who already works or only is going to come on prompt oil and gas emerging markets in Russia, near-Caspian region, on caucasus and in the Central Asia, to RCV a clear picture of possibilities which contain in ANY1 of these regions ".