On February 28, Gazprom signed an agreement to design a gas pipeline through Mongolia to China, with a capacity of 50 bcm.
“The special purpose company Soyuz Vostok Gas Pipeline LLC and Gazprom Proektirovanie LLC signed an agreement to carry out design and survey work as part of the construction of the Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline,” Gazprom said. The document, in particular, provides for the involvement of Mongolian companies for engineering and geodetic, engineering-ecological and archaeological surveys.
In addition, an activity plan was signed for the joint working group of the Government of Mongolia and PJSC Gazprom for 2022-2024.”The work on the Soyuz Vostok gas pipeline project is actively and successfully moving forward. A month ago, the results of a feasibility study were approved, and today a design contract was signed. This means that the project has moved into a practical stage,” Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller commented in the release.