‘Completely new level’
Facilities of the main gas transportation system of Kyrgyzstan have been put onstream.
Throughput of the reconstructed Bukhara Gas-Bearing Province – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty gas trunkline almost doubled, reaching 3.9 billion cubic meters of gas. Modernization of the gas pipeline branch and Sokuluk gas-distributing station has also allowed bringing vast improvement to gas supply of Chuy Region.
Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Sapar Isakov, Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic, took part in the events dedicated to the commissioning of the newly-built facilities.
‘Without a doubt, today’s event is very significant for the whole Central Asia. The reconstruction of the Kyrgyz section of the Bukhara Gas-Bearing Province – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty gas pipeline took us to the next level in terms of reliability of gas supplies not only to the north of the Kyrgyz Republic, but also to the south of Kazakhstan,’ said Alexey Miller.
Reconstruction was held under the General Scheme of Gas Supply and Gasification of the Kyrgyz Republic until 2030. Stroygazconsulting involved more than 400 experienced specialists and 156 units of equipment for the successful execution of the project, including CRC automatic welding system. Length of the line section of the Bukhara Gas-Bearing Province – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty gas trunkline amounted to 114 km. Construction and assembly works were held by SGC-Truboprovodstroy-7 Asia.
Information from the official site of Gazprom was used.