OREANDA-NEWSThe Power of Siberia gas pipeline is ready for gas supplies to China. This was announced by Vitaly Markelov, Deputy Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, speaking at the conference "Corporate Property Management" in St. Petersburg. The Power of Siberia is Gazprom’s largest investment project, and it’s probably the largest investment project in the world, if you take both the Russian and Chinese parts. This is 4.5 thousand km of gas pipelines, nine compressor stations. We are fully prepared and look forward to gas supplies to China", he said.

Markelov recalled that the commissioning and launch of the Power of Siberia will take place next week. Earlier, sources in the Russian media reported that the launch was scheduled for December 2, initially the launch of the pipeline was planned for December 20. Assistant to the President of the Russian Federation, Yuri Ushakov, said that Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping will take part in the launch of the gas pipeline in a teleconference mode.