The pipeline is to provide gas supply to Vladivostok and commissioning of generating capacity in the Primorsky Krai, including the APEC summit in 2012.
As the press-service of "Gazprom" in Vladivostok at the meeting on the implementation of investment projects in the Far Eastern regions, it was noted that the construction of the gas transmission system (GTS) "Sakhalin — Khabarovsk — Vladivostok" is nearing completion. Currently cooked 1216 of 1350 km or 90% of the gas linear, which is part of the first complex, 1,100 km trenched and backfilled. In the construction of hydraulic structures involved some 6,500 workers and specialists and 2,500 pieces of equipment.
In the third quarter, "Gazprom" will supply gas to Vladivostok. By the time construction is complete primary gas transportation capacity on the basis of which in the Far East will form a reliable gas supply system and there will be conditions for the development of gasification.
The successful implementation of the project is one of the conditions for rapid socio-economic development of Russia in the East, it is linked to the expectations of many people, including Primorye and Khabarovsk territories.