Once completed, the Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline will become an extension of Russia's Power of Siberia 2 gas pipeline in Mongolian territory
St.Petersburg, January 26 - Neftegaz.RU.
A working meeting between Gazprom´s CEO Alexey Miller
and Deputy Prime Minister of Mongolia Sainbuyan Amarsaikhan took place on January 25 via a video link.
During the meeting, Miller gave an update on progress of the Soyuz Vostok
project, which will supply Russian gas to China via Mongolia.
The parties signed a statement on the results of the consideration of the feasibility study
for the gas trunkline construction project.
The scope of works performed as part of the feasibility study, which includes the calculation of investment and operating costs, is extensive enough for the study to serve as FEED
Soyuz Vostok will:
- stretch for 962.9 km in Mongolian territory
the pipes will be 1,400 mm in diameter
5 compressor stations will be installed
Miller thanked Amarsaikhan for the assistance provided by Mongolia
For instance, Mongolian companies performed the required on-site surveys, engineering & environmental mapping, and route analysis for the Soyuz Vostok project.
The data obtained were used in the development of the gas pipeline route.
In December 2019, Gazprom
and the Government of Mongolia signed a Memorandum of Understanding.
In April 2021, the feasibility analysis regarding the construction project for the Soyuz Vostok gas trunkline was approved.
The feasibility study regarding the construction project for the Soyuz Vostok gas trunkline was prepared by the Gazoprovod Soyuz Vostok special-purpose vehicle.