FAS harshly criticized the tender “Gazprom” on “Force of Siberia” of $2.3 billion

Moscow. December 9. The Federal Antimonopoly service is outraged by the conditions of the largest in the history of Russian procurement of “Gazprom” in the tender for the construction of 822 km “Power of Siberia” at 156 billion rubles.

“I sent a letter to Alexei Borisovich Miller with harsh criticism of this tender. In my opinion, there all violated the antitrust laws, what is possible,” he told journalists on Wednesday the head of the FAS. He said that the letter was sent a few days ago.

This tender was announced on 30 November. The current work term debriefing – 18th December (already once postponed for a week). Their interest to participate in the purchase of the said three companies. Market participants polled by Interfax forecast the victory in the tender of CJSC Stroytransgaz, which is building the first 208-kilometer stretch of highway from Kandy to Lensk.

The decision to hold a tender of this magnitude Gazprom explained as follows: “To optimize costs, ensure the proper quality of work performance and formation of a unified centre of responsibility a decision was made to select a single contractor for the entire range of activities that must be performed to ensure the transportation of gas.”