As part of the Russian Regions Gasification Program, preparations are underway to start building 21 filling stations in the Republic of Tatarstan, the Vologda, Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, Kaluga, Voronezh, Novosibirsk, Orel, Rostov, Ryazan, Tambov Regions, the Perm and Stavropol Territories. Feasibility studies are being developed for 18 stations in the Kaluga, Leningrad, Nizhny Novgorod, Saratov, Volgograd and Voronezh Regions. Another 23 regions are defining possible locations of future fueling sites.
Moreover, Gazprom has intensified the cooperation with federal and regional authorities. The Agreements on Wider Use of Gas as a Motor Fuel were signed with the Kaluga, Nizhny Novgorod, Orel and Tambov Regions. This year Moscow, Saint Petersburg and the Republic of Tatarstan may join them. Special focus on this work is placed in Eastern Russia.