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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Itera Starts Pumping

MOSCOW -- Itera, shipper of Russian gas to the nations of the former Soviet Union, was to begin commercial production on Monday at the Gubkinskoye oil and gas condensate field in Western Siberia, officials said.

Gazprom chief executive Rem Vyakhirev and Itera President Igor Makarov were to take part in the official opening ceremony.

The field is located about 300 kilometers north of Noyabrsk in the Yamalo-Nenets autonomous district.