Ecological plan of Chinese part of Power of Siberia has been approved by China

​The Ministry of Environmental Protection of China has allowed CNPC to construct 700 km site of the gas pipeline which will become a part of Power of Siberia on the territory of China. The route gas pipeline will be constructed from the border with Russia on the territory of Heilongjiang province.

The Ministry said that the measures on environmental protection suggested by CNPC meet the norms. Meanwhile last year it was announced of the start of construction of the Chinese part of Power of Siberia.

Its length will be 13.7 thousand km. in China the gas pipeline starts in Heihe and end in Shanghai. 9 underground gas storages will be constructed along the Chinese part of Power of Siberia. The route on the territory of Russia will be 2.2 thousand km from the base of supplies  -Chayanda deposit – to Blagoveschensk.

Russia doesn’t plan to change the agreed terms due to the reduction of gas consumption in China, the Minister of Economic Development, A. Ulyukaev, said. He said that the periods might be changed by the western route – Power of Siberia-2.

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