Pipelines, Storage & Power

Russia-China pipeline section startup due in October 2019

The northern segment of the Russia-China gas pipeline is due to come online in October 2019.
By Staff reporter 10 July 2018 0 31683

The northern segment of the Russia-China gas pipeline is due to come online in October 2019 with a capacity of 5 billion cubic metres per year, the official Xinhua news agency reported last week.

Welding has finished on more than half of the northern section, which runs from the Chinese border town of Heihe to Jilin province.

The pipeline will be fully finished by the end of 2020 and will reach a capacity of 38 bcm/y by 2025.