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CEO of Gazprom A.Miller met President of Kyrgyzstan A.Atambayev
30 August 2017 , 18:00Neftegaz.RU711
President of Kyrgyzstan Almazbek Atambayev met on August 29, 2017, with CEO of Gazprom Alexey Miller, who arrived in Kyrgyzstan on official visit.
The parties commended Gazprom for its large-scale efforts in Kyrgyzstan, such as the reconstruction of gas transmission and gas distribution facilities, gasification and NGV market development, and the implementation of social projects.
Particular attention at the meeting was paid to the preparations for the heating season.
It was noted that the Company conducted preventive maintenance of gas transmission and gas distribution facilities in strict accordance with the schedule.
Kyrgyzstan’s gas supply system will provide consumers with reliable gas deliveries, especially during peak loads in winter.
Alexey Miller and Almazbek Atambayev took part in the ceremony for the laying of a capsule at a school construction site within the Gazprom for Children program.
Designed for over 950 students, the school will have computer classrooms, a multimedia library, a lab, and a number of gyms and swimming pools.
Construction is slated to be completed by the end of 2019.
Alexey Miller and Sapar Isakov, PM of Kyrgyzstan, took part in the events celebrating the commissioning of the newly-built section of Phase II at the Bukhara Gas-Bearing Province – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty gas trunkline.
With the renovations completed for the Phase I section, the gas pipeline’s annual throughput at the Chuy custody transfer point in the Kyrgyz territory was almost doubled, reaching 3.9 billion cubic meters of gas.
«Without a doubt, this event has great significance for Central Asia as a whole. The reconstruction of the Kyrgyz section of the Bukhara Gas-Bearing Province – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty gas pipeline has taken us to the next level in terms of reliability of gas supplies not only to the north of Kyrgyzstan , but also to the south of Kazakhstan,» said Alexey Miller.
The Sokuluk gas distribution station and the gas pipeline branch connecting the station to the gas trunkline, both of which were renovated by Gazprom, were also brought into operation.
Within the framework of Gazprom’s gasification efforts in Kyrgyzstan, a ceremony was held to celebrate the start of gas deliveries to the Ala-Too residential area in Bishkek.
Upward of 1,650 households in the area have access to gas now.
The ceremonies dedicated to the commissioning of the section of Phase II at the Bukhara Gas-Bearing Province – Tashkent – Bishkek – Almaty gas pipeline, the Sokuluk gas distribution station and the gas pipeline branch, and to the start of gas supplies to the Ala-Too residential area were held via conference call from the new office building of Gazprom Kyrgyzstan.
In addition, Alexey Miller and Albek Ibraimov, Mayor of Bishkek, took part in the opening ceremony for the renovated administrative building and industrial site of Bishkekgaz, a branch of Gazprom Kyrgyzstan.
The building will house the branch’s operating personnel, as well as the engineering & technical and production & training centers of Gazprom Kyrgyzstan.
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