Kazakhstan to complete construction of gas pipeline at end of 2019

Oil&Gas Materials 17 April 2019 15:18 (UTC +04:00)

Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr. 17

By Fakhri Vakilov – Trend:

The construction of the Saryarka gas pipeline in Kazakhstan will be completed in December 2019 according to the schedule, Trend reports via Kazakh media.

The Saryarka pipeline will supply gas from the Beineu-Bozoi-Shymkent gas pipeline.

Currently, part of the construction and installation work has already been launched. Major construction work will be completed by the end of 2019. Commissioning is planned for 2020.

The main gas pipeline "Saryarka" is intended for the gas supply of the capital of Kazakhstan, the central and northern regions of the country.

The Foundation takes part in financing a large-scale project.

KazStroyService is the construction contractor, and Astana Gas KMG is the operator.

It should be noted that the capacity of the pipeline will be 2.2 billion m³ of gas per year. For comparison, gas consumption in the Almaty region and the city of Almaty is 2 billion m³ per year.

The pipeline will supply 171 settlements in the Karaganda and Akmola regions.

Thanks to the gas supply, the volume of consumption of coal fuel will decrease by 650,000 tons a year.

These measures will improve the ecological state of the country.

In addition, the construction of the Saryarka gas pipeline provides jobs for more than 800 people, more than 2,000 in the busiest months.

The pipeline is planned to be built in four stages. At the first stage, construction of the main gas pipeline along the Kyzylorda-Zhezkazgan-Karaganda-Nur-Sultan route is assumed.

At the second stage, it is envisaged to reach the gas pipeline from Nur-Sultan to Kokshetau, at the third - to Petropavlovsk.

The final stage involves the construction of compressor stations Zhezkazgan and Temirtau.

The length of the pipeline is 1061.3 km. The project involves local companies and labor resources.


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