In 2017, Gazprom plans to invest about 8.4 billion rubles ($146 million) in projects in the Astrakhan region, Russia, as it follows from the company’s statement.
“In 2017, investments of Gazprom in the region are planned in the amount of 8.4 billion rubles”, — the message reads.
The report notes that in the period from 2011 to 2016, capital expenditure in the region amounted to 104 billion rubles. The funds were used for modernization and reconstruction of the Astrakhan gas complex and connection of additional wells.
Gazprom has spent about 5 billion rubles on the program of gasification of the region in the period between 2014 and 2016.