China will start getting natural gas directly from Russia through the Power of Siberia pipeline in less than two years, the chairman of Gazprom said. The board of directors at Russian energy company Gazprom signed off on plans last week for 2018, noting gas transmission lines like Power of Siberia and the doubling of the twin Nord Stream network crossing the Baltic Sea to the shores of Germany were at the top of the agenda. In an address marking the New Year, Gazprom’s top executive, Alexei Miller , said about 850 miles of the gas pipeline to China will have been completed by Tuesday, the start of 2018. “That is two-thirds of the pipeline’s length,” he said in his remarks . “And I can […]