MOSCOW, January 4. /TASS/. In the first days of January Gazprom set new daily records for the volume of gas deliveries through the Power of Siberia pipeline to China, the holding said on Wednesday.
"Gazprom started 2023 with new historical records of daily gas exports to China via the Power of Siberia gas pipeline. From January 1, the company reached a fundamentally new level of daily deliveries, stipulated by the contract for 2023. At the same time, already on January 1 and 3, Gazprom exceeded this level (by 0.45% on January 3)," the company said.
Deliveries are made within the framework of a bilateral long-term gas purchase and sale agreement between Gazprom and China's CNPC, the company said.
Earlier, Gazprom CEO Alexey Miller said that following the results of 2022, the company exceeded its annual obligations for gas supplies to China, regularly surpassing the contract figures, and from January 1, it reached a fundamentally new level of supplies to this country.
In the coming years, Gazprom's total exports to China are expected to reach 48 bln cubic meters of gas per year, and taking into account the transit gas pipeline through Mongolia - around 100 bln cubic meters per year.