Global gas supplies currently exceed demand, a situation that could lead to a "crisis" drop in prices similar to that which occurred in the crude oil market, Russian energy minister Alexander Novak said on Friday.
Novak made the comments at the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) being held in Bolivia.
The United States has vastly increased its output of both crude oil and natural gas in recent years as improved drilling technology opened previously inaccessible reserves - a leading reason for a steep drop in petroleum prices.
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