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Construction of the Saryarka gas pipeline completed on time

Today, on October 9, near the city of Nur-Sultan, a ceremony of welding the final tie-in of the Saryarka gas pipeline was held. Representatives of JSC NC “KazMunayGas”, the Ministry of Energy, the Akimat of the city of Nur-Sultan attended the ceremony.

The gas pipeline is being built by order of the First President of Kazakhstan, executive head of the nation Nursultan Nazarbayev. The Samruk Kazyna Fund took an active part in financing the large-scale project, the construction contractor was JSC “OGCC KazStroyService”, and “Astana Gas KMG” was the operator.

It should be noted that subsidiary of JSC NC “KazMunayGas” started the construction of the line section of the project this March. Therefore, it took only 8 months for the constructors to lay the gas pipeline along the route Kyzylorda - Zhezkazgan - Karaganda - Temirtau - Nur-Sultan.

During the ceremony, Akhmetzhan Yesimov expressed his sincere appreciation for the construction and emphasized the importance of an uninterrupted supply of natural gas to the northern and central regions of the country, the conversion of heating facilities from coal to gas, as well as improving the environment of the areas through which the gas pipeline passes.

“The gas pipeline built as part of the Five Social Initiatives of the First President of Kazakhstan has connected Central Kazakhstan and the capital of our state with a single gas transmission network of the country. This is the largest infrastructure project since independence and it was completed in less than a year, ” stated Akhmetzhan Yesimov.

Akim of the capital Altai Kulginov noted that a lot of work was done. The objective of local executive bodies is to distribute gas within the city.

The first phase of the project covers the supply of gas to gas distribution networks to CHPP No.1, No.2 and No.3, Koktal No.1 and No.2, the village of Zheleznodorozhny, South-East area (right and left). After completion of the first phase, residents of 13.5 thousand houses may lay on gas.

The second phase of the project covers residential areas Michurino, Internatsionalny, Kuygenzhar (1st and 2nd start-up complex), Telman (3rd start-up complex), Prigorodny, Garden Village, Family Village (4th start-up complex).

The third phase covers gasification of residential areas Ilyinka (1st and 2nd start-up complex), Shubar (3rd start-up complex), Ondiris (4th start-up complex).

After commissioning, the gas pipeline will be leased to Intergas Central Asia (ICA), which will transport gas.