Gazprom has completed construction of 2010 kilometers of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline or 93% of the linear part of the trunk line running from the Chayandinskoye field to the Russian border with China, the energy holding said.
“2010 kilometers of pipes have been welded and laid on the section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline from Yakutia to the Russian-Chinese border, which is 93% of its length. Construction of the border compressor station Atamanskaya is underway”, the report says.
According to the company, drilling of 119 operational gas wells has been completed at Yakutia’s key gas production center located at the Chayandinskoye field, while the main technological equipment is being installed at the gas field.
Apart from that, works on building facilities of the first start-up complex at the Amur Gas Processing Plant are underway as well. It is the Amur Gas Processing Plant that will become an element of the technological chain of gas supplies under the Power of Siberia project.
We should remind you that the Power of Siberia gas trunkline under construction is that largest gas transmission system in Russia’s East. It is designed to transport gas from gas production centers in the Russian regions of Irkutsk and Yakutia to consumers in Russia’s Far East and China.