Astana, Kazakhstan, Nov. 24
By Daniar Mukhtarov - Trend:
Kazakhstan officially started the construction of a gas pipeline-gas outlet from the country's main gas pipeline Beyneu-Bozoi-Shymkent to the automated gas distribution plant Baikonur, Kazakhstan's gas transportation company, KazTransGas, said.
KazTransGas said this is the first facility being built as part of its large-scale investment project on delivering gas to five settlements in the Kyzylorda region of Kazakhstan.
Automated gas distribution plants and intra-district gas pipelines will be built under the investment project in four regional centers (city of Aralsk, and townships of Aiteke-Bi, Shieli and Zhanakorgan) and the city of Baikonur.
The project costs over 23 billion KZT (or about $127 million), and is carried out in accordance with the master plan on delivering gas to the Kyzylorda region.
Under the project, it is planned to build about 1,439 km of gas pipelines, 81 gas distribution stations, and 258 control units. The estimated coverage of the gas delivery to the region exceeds 190,000 residents.
The project for building the intra-city, intra-district and street pipelines is beinf realized by the KazTransGas Aymak JSC.
The gas coming through the Beyneu-Bozoi-Shymkent gas pipeline will serve as a source for connecting settlements. Starting from 2015, the pipeline's capacity will be 10 billion cubic meters per year.
Edited by CN