Secretary General congratulates OMV CEO upon receiving 'Order of Friendship'
While in Vienna, HE Dr. Sentyurin took the opportunity to congratulate Austrian OMV oil and gas company CEO, Dr. Rainer Seele for being awarded the 'Order of Friendship' by Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The 'Order of Friendship' is an award that is extended as a recognition of 'the merits of strengthening friendship and cooperation between the nations.' 2018 marked 50th anniversary of the Russian/Austrian bilateral gas trade.
Since the start of the agreement, Russia has delivered over 218 billion cubic meters of gas to Austria. In 2017, about 93 percent of Austria's total gas imports were provided by Russia's Gazprom. Source: www.urdupoint.com