In September 2020, Gazprom and the Khabarovsk Territory approved the program for gas supply and gas infrastructure expansion in the region for a new 5-year period, i.e. 2021–2025.
Gazprom’s investments in the program will total RUB 5.49 billion – a 3.2-fold increase against the investments made in 2016–2020.
Gazprom is planning to build 14 inter-settlement gas pipelines, 9.3 km of gas pipeline branches, and 6 gas distribution stations.
It was highlighted that, in compliance with the Russian government Directives «On gas supplies to the Khabarovsk Territory from 2025,» Gazprom is expanding the Sakhalin – Khabarovsk – Vladivostok gas trunkline at the section between Komsomolsk-on-Amur and Khabarovsk.
- Length of the route over 1,800 km;
- Base diameter of pipes 1,220 mm;
- Working pressure 100 atm (9.8 MPa);
- Annual design capacity of the 1st start-up complex: 5.5 billion m3/yr of natural gas.
As soon as the works are completed, this section will provide a technical opportunity to supply gas to potential gas consumers in the Khabarovsk Territory, as well as to set up new connections for consumers that are currently receiving gas via the Okha - Komsomolsk-on-Amur gas pipeline, which is slated for potential decommissioning.
The GTS is intended to deliver gas produced on the Sakhalin shelf to consumers in the Khabarovsk and Primorye Territories.
The GTS created favorable conditions for expanding the gas grid coverage in the said territories and ensuring gas supplies to Asia-Pacific.