Russia's oil company Rosneft is going to allocate 180m rubles (about $5.7m)for purchasing pipes and making payments for the construction of an oilpipeline from Far Eastern Komsomolsk-on-Amur to Khabarovsk in the nearfuture. These plans were reported by the press center of the Khabarovskregional administration, which quoted Rosneft President Sergey Bogdanchikovas saying at a meeting with Khabarovsk regional governor Viktor Ishayev.The president noted he was satisfied with the speed of construction. Theregional governor and Bogdanchikov also discussed the reconstruction of theKomsomolsk oil refinery and the activities of Rosneft subsidiaries in theregion. In addition, the Rosneft president had a meeting with the generaldirector of the Amursk shipyard and considered preparation for theconstruction of the Orlan oil platform by this factory. Later todayBogdanchikov is expected to take part in the ceremony of starting theconstruction of an advanced oil processing works in Komsomolsk-on-Amur.During this trip to the Far East of Russia, the Rosneft president is alsoscheduled to visit the cities of Vladivostok and Nakhodka..