Pipelines, Storage & Power

Gazprom tackles tricky Yakutia section of Power of Siberia

Gazprom has started construction on a difficult underwater section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline in the Russian republic of Yakutia.
By Staff reporter 20 July 2017 0 26847

Gazprom has started construction on a difficult underwater section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline in the Russian republic of Yakutia, Valery Golubev, the Russian gas giant’s deputy chief executive, told reporters on Wednesday.

“Regarding the laying of the linear section, it is already 80% finished along the whole distance across the republic. Now there is a genuinely difficult underwater crossing there. There are fairly steep banks, very difficult ground. There are two lines running there. The work is difficult, but interesting,” Golubev said. However,...