MOSCOW, 24 Oct. The Ministry of economic development proposes to curb gas prices to form the investment program “Gazprom” on a long term basis by type of activity by production and transportation. This follows from the outcome of the socio-economic development, submitted to the Duma together with the budget for 2016.
Now “Gazprom” makes up its investment program for one year.
“In order to limit the growth of final gas prices is expected to optimize the investment program of “Gazprom”, including through the formation of long-term (for a period of not less than five years) investment program by type of activity: extraction, transportation of gas via trunk gas pipeline, the gas transportation through gas distribution networks”, — stated in the document.
In 2016-2018 to stimulate the growth of gas consumption in Russia will be developed and implemented a system of mandatory extension capacity of the Unified gas supply system, requiring the owner of the UGSS to provide appropriate investment on a priority basis.