"Gasprom" and CNPC discuss gas supply to China via Tomsk region.


On November 9, Aleksei Miller, Head of "Gasprom", and Zhou Jiping, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CNPC signed a framework agreement on natural gas supply from Russian to China through the "western route". The Project provides for construction of "Altay" gas pipeline that will run through six Siberian regions, including across Tomsk region.

The documents were signed in Beijing within the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in the presence of Vladimir Putin, Russian President, and Xi Jingping, Chairman of People's Republic of China.

The Agreement includes such provisions as volume and dates of natural gas delivery, Sales Contract development, technical agreement and intergovernmental agreement.

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