18 May 2020 17:07

Gazprom starts FEED for Power of Siberia 2 pipeline

MOSCOW. May 18 (Interfax) - Gazprom has launched front end engineering and design for another trunk gas pipeline to China, Power of Siberia 2, said Alexei Miller, the Russian gas giant's CEO.

"Following instructions from the Russian president, Gazprom has launched FEED for the Power of Siberia 2 gas pipeline. The project's goal is to connect transmission infrastructure in the West and East of Russia and gasification in Eastern Siberia," he said.

Power of Siberia might also become the main export outlet via Mongolia to China with capacity of up to 50 billion cubic meters. Gas from the Yamal will be supplied both to Europe and to Asia," he said.