Gazprom and CNPC sign EPC contract to construct underwater crossing of Power of Siberia pipeline

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Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Gazprom Management Committee, and Wang Yilin, Chairman of the Board of Directors of CNPC, have signed an EPC contract to construct a crossing under the Amur River within the cross-border section of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline. The agreement was announced at the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China. 

According to the contract, the crossing will be built using shield tunneling methods. China Petroleum Pipeline, CNPC’s pipe-building subsidiary, is the contractor for the project.