Pipelines, Storage & Power

CACP construction in Kyrgyzstan to begin in 2019

Kyrgyzstan will start building its stretch of the fourth Central Asia-China Pipeline in late 2019.
By Staff reporter 21 December 2017 0 28881

Kyrgyzstan will start building its stretch of the fourth Central Asia-China Pipeline (CACP) in late 2019, Trend news agency reported the country’s State Committee of Industry, Energy and Subsoil Use as saying.

The 215-km section will take three years to build, cost $1.2 billion and be completely financed by China.

The fourth pipeline will have capacity of 25 billion cubic metres per year and start in Turkmenistan, crossing Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan before terminating in China.