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Putin gave the go-ahead to the "Power of Siberia-2"

Putin gave the go-ahead to the "Power of Siberia-2"
Photo: gazprom.ru

Vladimir Putin at a meeting with the head of Gazprom Alexei Miller approved the transition to the development of a feasibility study and the beginning of design and survey work for the Power of Siberia-2 gas pipeline. It will supply gas to western China through Mongolia.

According to Miller, a preliminary feasibility study showed that the construction of the Power of Siberia-2 is expedient and cost-effective. Delivery volumes can reach up to 50 billion cubic meters of gas per year.

Also, according to the head of Gazprom, in the near future gas can be provided to the Krasnoyarsk Territory, Irkutsk Region, Buryatia and the Trans-Baikal Territory. Supplies from Yamal and the Nadym-Pur-Taz region of the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, as well as resources from the Kovykta deposit and the Krasnoyarsk Territory will provide fuel for the regions and solve their environmental problems.

The Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corporation signed an agreement on the “eastern” route for the export of Russian natural gas in May 2014. The Power of Siberia gas pipeline route passed through the territories of the Irkutsk Region, Yakutia and Amur Region. To work gas pipeline launched at the beginning of December 2019.

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