Prime Minister of Russia Medvedev D. A. on the first day of the week said approval of the plan of construction of facilities and transport infrastructure for gas supplies via the Eastern route of the gas pipeline " Power of Siberia ".
"the story is about the disposal of the government, which approves the plan of measures on state support of construction of all needed for the Eastern route of gas transportation infrastructure, including the gas pipeline" Power of Siberia ", – quoted Medvedev of RIA " news ".
"on the basis of a comprehensive plan, which is approved by this decree, will be prepared a schedule for the development of transport infrastructure – and Federal, and regional, which in this case is necessary for the Eastern route ", – Medvedev said. He clarified that it is necessary to prepare regulatory documentation, and to keep control of this process will be a specialized interagency working group. Remember, on 18 August it was announced that the dialogues Gazprom and China on gas supplies via the Western route (the project "Power of Siberia – 2" ) have good dynamics, the parties agreed on the basic rules of supply. August 13, stated that Gazprom has changed the rules of the auction for the construction of the gas pipeline " Power of Siberia ", by which gas will be supplied to the Russian far East and exports to China, the Price of construction is reduced to 7 billion 779 million rubles.. Initial price of the construction area length of 93 kilometers amounted to 16 billion 582 million rubles.. In the middle of August it was also announced that the project of the gas pipeline "Nord stream – 2" has a chance to get the approval of Brussels, notwithstanding the political debate around Ukraine. April 1, Gazprom announced the start of construction of the gas pipeline " Power of Siberia ". Recall, September 1, last year the President of Russia Vladimir Putin took part in the ceremony marking the joining of the first link of the gas pipeline " Power of Siberia ", by which gas will be supplied to the Russian far East and for export to China. Meeting with the students of North-Eastern Federal University, Putin also said that the construction of the gas pipeline "Power of Siberia" will help the gasification of the Russian regions of Siberia and the Far East, which in the future will provide an opportunity to combine the gas network of the country into a single entity and implement the flow of energy depending on the world situation. Later it was claimed that the development and transportation of natural gas through the pipeline "Power of Siberia" from the Chayandinskoye field will begin in 2020 instead of 2018.