Russia's Gazprom forecasts cost of Turkish Stream pipeline at $6 bln

Russia's largest natural gas producer, Gazprom, estimates the cost of building two lines of the Turkish Stream gas pipeline to be $6 billion, Gazprom Deputy Chief Executive Andrei Kruglov was quoted as saying by Reuters on June 22. 

The first line is to run to Turkey, while the second one will ship natural gas to Europe.

Gazprom to invest around $703 million in Turkish Stream pipeline this year

Gazprom's investments in gas midstream will grow by 6.8 percent year-on-year to 911.2 billion rubles ($15.3 billion), including the Turkish Stream project, the Russian gas holding said on Jan. 19, as reported by TASS. 

Investments in the Turkish Stream project will total 42 billion rubles ($702.7 million) in 2017, according to the report.