Increasing the capacity of the pipeline "Minnibajevo-Kazan" will contribute to the further development of the capital of Tatarstan. This was stated today by President Rustam Minnikhanov at the opening ceremony of the first phase of reconstruction. The celebration was also attended by the head of department of OAO "Gazprom" Oleg Aksyutin, general director of LLC "Gazprom Transgaz Kazan" Rafkat Kantyukov, Mayor of Kazan Ilsur Metshin.
Currently, the capacity of the pipeline "Minnibajevo-Kazan", supplying gas capital of the republic, is used by almost 100% in the peak moments of consumption in the city there is a shortage of gas. Reconstruction involves the construction of a new gas pipeline stretching 58 kilometers of gas distribution stations, gas-carrying pipes. As a result, the throughput capacity of the pipeline will grow from 2.3 billion to 5 billion cubic meters per year. In addition, from the city limits rendered potentially dangerous objects — GDS and the section of the pipeline. The total cost of the project is the reconstruction of 9,000,000,000 rubles, the investor is the Open Society "Gazprom".
Today, the operation was launched on a new gas pipeline, and the construction of new gas distribution stations and the gas outlet is planned for 2013-2014.
Tatarstan President said the long overdue need to modernize the gas pipeline supplies gas to the capital of the republic. "This is a long-standing dream of Kazan, for which we have doubled in the gas supply — Minnikhanov said, speaking at the ceremony. — Kazan our scarce and electricity, and gas, and therefore do not solve the problems of the city will be. The new pipeline — is a major step in the development of our capital. "
The next large-scale project development of the gas network, according to Rustam Minnikhanov should be jumper "Mojga Yelabuga", which will allow Kamsky industrial unit for an additional 5 billion cubic meters of gas annually. "This is the point of our country, by 2020, Kamsky node must produce products of 2 trillion rubles. Without gas this problem can not be solved ", — said R. Minnikhanov.
Also, the leadership of Tatarstan forward to working with "Gazprom" in the energy supply produced at Kazan Innopolis. And by the year 2017-2018, according to Rustam Minnikhanov, the country should see an underground gas storage facility.
Head of the Department of Transportation, Underground Storage and Utilization of OAO "Gazprom" Oleg Aksyutin in turn thanked the staff of LLC "Gazprom Transgaz Kazan" for an effective and well-coordinated work and congratulated all the inhabitants of Tatarstan with the launch of a new gas pipeline.
Honored guests pressed a symbolic button to start the gas pipeline, earned pumps, gas hissing became filled tube, the press service of the President of Tatarstan.