As part of the execution of the order of the Head of State, a selector meeting was held at the Ministry of Energy on March 7 with the participation of interested government agencies, akimats of Kyzylorda, Karaganda, Akmola regions and Astana, Samruk-Kazyna SWF, where the Roadmap for Gasification Project Implementation was approved and a working group was formed.
"We agreed to ensure the development and approval of design estimates and the allocation of land for the construction of the main gas pipeline along the route Kyzylorda – Zhezkazgan – Karaganda – Temirtau – Astana. Ministry of Energy, MID RK, akimats of Kyzylorda, Karaganda and Akmola regions and KazTransGas are responsible for the execution. The term is July 2018," K. Bozumbayev said.
The minister also noted that it is necessary to determine the scheme for financing the project by attracting funds from international financial institutions. The term is June 2018. Baiterek NMH, MF RK, MNE RK, ME RK, Samruk-Kazyna SWF, KazMunayGas NC, KazTransGas JSC are responsible for the implementation.
K.Bozumbayev stressed that the Samruk-Kazyna SWF needs to create or define a subsidiary organization for the implementation of the project and to form the authorized capital at a sufficient level to attract financing. The term is June 2018. Responsible: MNE RK, Samruk-Kazyna SWF, KazMunayGas NC, KazTransGas JSC.
"It is planned to start the construction of the main gas pipeline and hold the solemn ceremony of welding the first joint of the gas pipeline in early July this year," K. Bozumbayev said.
Also, the minister noted that in order to fill the main gas pipeline and ensure gas supply to consumers, Akimats of Karaganda, Akmola regions and Astana need to speed up the design and construction of gas distribution networks with the synchronization of the completion of the gas pipeline by July 2019.
It should be racalled, the Head of State on March 5, 2018 in his Address to the people of Kazakhstan instructed in a year and a half to implement the construction of Saryarka main gas pipeline along the route Kyzylorda – Zhezkazgan – Karaganda – Temirtau – Astana.