Russia’s President, Vladimir Putin, launched the operation of the Kovyktinskoye field, the gas from which will flow to the Power of Siberia. According to him, the launch of the field will give a serious impetus to the development of the eastern regions of the country.
“A powerful strategically important production complex is being created in the east of Russia, which includes the extraction, transportation, and processing of natural gas. The launch of such a complex will ensure reliable supply of gas and its processed products to both Russian enterprises and our foreign partners, and will give a serious impetus to the socio-economic development of the eastern regions of Russia,” Putin said.
The President also added that this will create new high-performance jobs.
To supply gas from the Kovykta field to the Power of Siberia, the Kovykta — Chayanda section with a length of 804 km was built. This is the second section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline, through which gas is supplied to China.
The first section — from the Chayandinsky field in Yakutia to Blagoveshchensk (border with China) — was launched in 2019. The Kovyktinskoye field is unique, the largest in Eastern Siberia with recoverable gas reserves under the project — 1.8 trillion cubic meters, gas condensate – 65.7 million tonnes.
According to the head of Gazprom, Aleksey Miller, after the field is put into operation, a powerful gas production and transportation complex will be created in Eastern Siberia and the Far East.
Source: RIA Novosti