Gazprom Announces Contest to Name New Far Eastern Pipeline

For those interested in participating in one of Gazprom’s newest PR projects, the company’s information directorate announced yesterday the opening of a contest to come up with the best name for it’s new pipeline system in the Far East. Names may be submitted in both English and Russian, and the winner will be announced by the end of the year, according to Gazprom’s website. The gas trunkline will lay the foundation for a new east-west transit corridor and help Russia to build up new export capacities to Asia-Pacific markets.

Eastern Gas Trunkline
Source: Gazprom


Ben Priddy
Central Asian Analyst

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