The national operator JSC «KazTransGas» has commissioned «C» path of «Kazakhstan-China» main pipeline. It was a final stage of the implementation of the largest international project in the field of energy and regional partnership.
«Commissioning of «C» path and operation of all 3 paths of «Kazakhstan-China» main pipeline» project is the largest international gas transportation project in the history of sovereign Kazakhstan. Besides its high economic and geopolitical significance the project also complies with the integration policy of President connecting Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan and China into «the friendship rainbow». To create new effective routes of energy resource delivery and to diversify their directions» - ordered President Nursultan Nazarbayev. And we can state that JSC «KazTransGas» has coped with it. The design output of all three paths «А», «В» and «С» of «Kazakhstan-China» main pipelineshall comprise 55 bln cubic m. This pipeline delivers gas from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan to China. Thus, we managed to open new export routes using our whole transit potential. Even under global economic turbulence conditions this strategy shall allow us ensuring the infrastructure development and creating new work places. For example, over 4K employees were engaged in the construction on «C» path» - noted Kairat Sharipbaev, CEO of JSC «KazTransGas». According to him over 1.2 bln USD was paid to the state budget within 2008-2015.
The opening of a significant gas transportation project was adapted to the celebration of the Day of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Makhabbat Bigeldiev, First Deputy Akim of Almaty Region, Magzum Myrzagaliev, Vice-Minister of Energy of RK, Kairat Sharipbaev, CEO of JSC «KazTransGas» and Lui Gunsun, Vice-President of «PetroChina» attended the event.
A Chinese party gave high evaluation to the quality of pipe-laying works and construction of compressor plants and appreciated early commissioning of the facility.
«Kazakhstan-China» main pipeline is a component of «Turkmenistan-Uzbekistan-Kazakhstan-China» transboundary gas pipeline with total range of 7.5K km.
The length of «C» path of «Kazakhstan-China» main pipeline comprises 1,303 km. The facility has successfully passed all technological tests. The route of «C» path passes one technical corridor with «A» and «B» paths of «Kazakhstan-China» main pipeline by South Kazakhstan, Zhambyl, Almaty regions.
JSC «KazTransGas» is the national gas and gas supply operator of Kazakhstan. Group of JSC «KazTransGas» includes enterprises and organizations producing, transportating and selling gas and gas products.
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