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Putin does not wait for problems with filling of the oil pipeline Eastern Siberia - Pacific ocean

President Vladimir Putin does not wait for problems with filling of the oil pipeline Eastern Siberia - Pacific ocean which will deduce the Russian raw materials on Asian - the Pacific market.

Yesterday the minister of natural resources Yury Trutnev reported on the head of the state on the amendments prepared by its department to the program of geological studying of the Russian bowels. the program has yielded the results, - the minister ascertained. - in 2006 on variety of kinds of minerals we have reconnoitered more stocks, than have extracted: it is gas, oil, copper, gold .

Trutnev However, recognised, regarding geological prospecting there are problems on some provinces. In particular, in Eastern Siberia and including within the limits of maintenance VSTO. At the same time additional assignments for liquidation of blanks it is not required. According to estimations minpromenergo, filling of second stage VSTO will demand expenses on geological prospecting at a rate of 102 billion dollars.

- As to pipeline maintenance to Pacific ocean how much I represent to myself, already there are no doubts that this system will be filled, - Putin has specified.

- Doubts are not present, - Trutnev has confirmed. - all companies have confirmed the obligations, but, abundantly clear, their work will be much more effective, if we give more developed geological information.

Besides, MPR has prepared offers on development of processing capacities. And it intends to adhere these conditions to licence agreements on working out of the Russian mineral deposits. We want to suggest to hold on the largest deposits of unallotted funds of Russia investment competitions and directly in licensed agreements to fix the requirement on development of capacities - Trutnev has specified. Such way of development of objections has not caused in Vladimir Putin.