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Putin cooked first joint of the pipeline Sakhalin-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok.
In the Far East and eastern Siberia by 2020 will produce about 160 billion cubic meters of gas per year.
Yesterday, about 80 kilometers from Khabarovsk has begun construction of a branch pipeline Sakhalin-Khabarovsk to Vladivostok. Welding the first weld joint gas pipeline has made the head of the government of Russia Vladimir Putin. For the official ceremony in an open field near the village Georgiyevka builders laid asphalt and set the stage.
Prime Minister went to the tube, which already has been installed a set of automatic two-sided welding, pressed the button and within 3 minutes the first sod seam gas. Then Vladimir Putin has put his autograph on it.
first complex TCU scheduled to be operational in the third quarter of 2011. He must ensure that gas Vladivostok and commissioning of generating capacities in the Primorsky Territory, including the APEC summit in 2012. The total length of the pipeline would be 1,350 kilometers, and its throughput in the first stage - 6 billion cubic meters of gas per year. In the future, the total length of the pipeline would be about 1800 kilometers. The system will be able to transport about 30 billion cubic meters of Sakhalin gas. Cost Khabarovsk-Vladivostok gas pipeline will amount to 210 billion rubles. In 2012, Gazprom intends to begin construction of the gas transportation system "Yakutia-Khabarovsk-Vladivostok.
The prime minister said, "even in difficult conditions of global financial and economic crisis, Russia is ready and able to realize the most daring and ambitious plans."
implementation of this major socio-economic project will increase the attractiveness of the Far Eastern regions and improve the quality of life. " Within the Eastern gas program will be established four centers of gas production and gas processing - Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Sakhalin and Yakutia. These deposits contain 8 trillion cubic meters. m of gas in category A, B, C 1 and proven gas volumes by Category + C 2.