The FAS has not received a response of “Gazprom” to criticism of the tender on “Force of Siberia”

Moscow. December 23. The Federal Antimonopoly service (FAS) still have not received a response from “Gazprom” the letter with claims to the tender for the construction of nearly half of the linear part of gas pipeline “Power of Siberia”, said the head of FAS Igor Artemyev.

He added that he was ready to draw to the problem attention of the government.

December 7, Artemyev sent a letter to the Chairman of the Board “Gazprom” Alexey Miller, where he made claims to the terms of the tender for the construction of 822 km of the gas pipeline “Power of Siberia”. FAS is not found within the tender documentation the design documentation, decided that the company incorrectly shaped lot and set excessive requirements, uses of immeasurable requirements to procurement participants, and a list of 23 “eligible” banks for performance guarantees for contractors limits the number of bidders.

Record the volume to the history of his purchasing the tender “Gazprom” announced on 30 November. The maximum price for the construction of “turnkey” 822 MG km “Power of Siberia” (of 207.7-1029,8 km) determined at 156 billion rubles. The current work term debriefing – 30 December (already twice postponed).

The decision to hold a tender of this magnitude “Gazprom” have explained so: “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.”