Production of gas for Power of Siberia to be started in August

(c) Gazprom

Russia's gas giant Gazprom plans to start production at the Chayandinskoye gas field in eastern Siberia in August, deputy head of its production department Oleg Andreev said in Moscow on Monday.

The start of production at the field will help to fill the Power of Siberia natural gas export pipeline for China, Reuters reported.

Earlier it was reported that Gazprom will start filling the Power of Siberia pipeline from September 1. Gazprom CEO Alexei Miller said that gas exports to China via the pipeline will begin ahead of schedule on December 1.

ФОТО (c) Gazprom