Kuban – Crimea main gas pipeline construction works are scheduled to be completed by December 2016, the head of the Department for Electric Power Operational Supervision and Management at the Energy Ministry of Russia, Yevgeny Grabchak, said in an interview on Thursday.
According to him, at present, both a subsea section and all ground-surface sections of the pipeline are completed more than by 90%.
A 400-kilometer gas pipeline connects the mainland of the Russian Federation with Crimean Peninsula. It was required to ensure supplies of “blue fuel” to thermal power plants under construction in Simferopol and Sevastopol. The total capacity of these facilities is 940 MW. Stroygazmontazh is a property developer.