A working meeting between Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Wang Yilin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CNPC, took place today in Beijing, China.
The meeting participants reviewed the development prospects of the Chinese gas market and the strategic aspects of cooperation between Gazprom and CNPC, paying particular attention to gas supplies. It was noted that the preparation of facilities for Russian gas exports to China via the Power of Siberia gas pipeline from December 1, 2019, is going according to schedule. It is planned to start injecting natural gas into the pipeline in the third quarter of this year.
The parties discussed issues related to the planned deliveries of Russian gas to China from the Far East and via the western route.
In addition, the meeting touched upon the collaboration between the companies in the areas of gas-fired power generation, use of natural gas as a vehicle fuel, underground gas storage, and science and culture.
Source: Company Press Release