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The Government of Priamurye, Gazprom and SIBUR signed an agreement on the construction of sections of the gas pipeline "The Power of Siberia"

On September 20, 2014, in Blagoveshchensk, a cooperation agreement was signed between the government of the Amur Region, Gazprom Transgaz Tomsk, Gazprom Pererabotka and SIBUR.

The Power of Siberia gas pipeline is required to supply fuel to China, as well as to a number of regions of Russia remote from the center. At the first stage of construction, the pipe will connect Yakutia, Khabarovsk and Vladivostok, at the second stage the gas pipeline will be extended from Yakutia to the Irkutsk region. The total length of the Power of Siberia is almost 4 thousand kilometers. Its capacity will be 61 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

In the Amur Region, Gazprom oversees the construction of a part of the Power of Siberia trunk pipeline. Work in the Amur region has already begun. In the region, the parties to the agreement will build gas processing plants and distribution stations, as well as continue work on gasification. 366 settlements in the region still live on coal and fuel oil. Residents of Amur associate the construction of the gas pipeline with the creation of new jobs and an improvement in the quality of life. Gas workers have confirmed that they will help the region.

Oleg Kozhemyako, Governor of the Amur Region: “This is, of course, a new era, which the Amur Region has never encountered. economic growth, social infrastructure of the Amur region ".

“With the arrival of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline, gasification of the region will begin. We have 366 settlements, and everyone is waiting and pinning their hopes on this project, ”said Oleg Kozhemyako. He also said that 2022% of settlements will be gasified in the region by 92.

As part of the Power of Siberia project, not only a main gas pipeline will be built in the Amur Region, but also a gas processing and gas chemical complex. The agreement between the regional government and Gazprom was signed today. Due to this, several thousand new jobs will be created in the region.

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