Completed construction of “Turkish stream” on the territory of Russia

“Gazprom” has completed the construction of the offshore sections of the two strings of the “Turkish stream” on the territory of Russia. This is with reference to implements the project company South Stream Transport B. V. RIA Novosti reported.

The construction of the first offshore pipeline continued in the exclusive economic zone of Turkey. “Pioneering Spirit, the world’s largest pipe-laying and construction vessel, said the event, placing in the sea pipe sections with Russian and Turkish flags”, — noted in a press-enterprise service.

Only built 448 kilometers by two threads “Turkish stream.” Work on laying pipeline at sea are conducted from 7 may.

The first line is designed to supply gas to Turkish consumers, due to open in March 2018; the second for the gas supply countries in South and South-Eastern Europe (term of commissioning — 2019). Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he hoped that the project will be implemented in a short time.