Russia May Open Case Against Gazprom on Pipe Orders, Prime Says

Probe related to large-diameter pipe supplies, RIA Novosti’s Prime news service reports, citing Andrei Tsarikovsky, deputy head of the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service. *Gazprom’s press service declined to comment immediately. NOTE: Service completed probe into alleged antitrust breaches by TMK, OMK, Chelpipe, Severstal in shipments of large diameter pipes to Gazprom; found pipemakers curbed competition

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