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Prokopyevsky-Toutunhe Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline from Russia to China. It is also known as "Russia-China West Pipeline Domestic Extension", to be distinguished from Russia-China East Line Domestic Extension.
The pipeline plans to run from Prokopyevsky District, Russia to Toutunhe, Ürümqi, Xinjiang, China.
- Status: Proposed
- Start Year:
The proposal of a Russia-China West Pipeline was negotiated in early 2000s.But the negotiation was halted for a decade. In 2014, the two countries were close to reaching an agreement on this project. In 2020, The sponsor company on Russia side, Gazprom, reportedly shifted the route entering China, from mountainous Altai Region to through Mongolia. The plan was approved to enter "Pre-investment phase".
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