The paper analyzes structural alternatives in the implementation of infrastructure projects on the example of main gas pipelines. Particular attention is paid to the impact of various forms of procurement procedures on the course and result of the implementation of the infrastructure project as a whole. It is shown that the choice of procurement method can influence the structure of incentives and risks of the parties involved, as well as indirectly impact on the establishment of the market price setting, the level of product quality in the industry, and the complex cost of project implementation. Noting the extreme importance of the issues of ensuring the quality of the products used, the authors review the available structural alternatives for organizing quality control, show the possible mechanisms of the influence of the downtime of enterprises on reducing the level of industry competencies.
Key words: Structural alternatives, procurement, infrastructure projects, large-diameter pipes
JEL codes: D23, D24, D44, L15, L61.
Lidia S. Plekhanova, Angelina E. Shpilevaya Structural Alternatives in Procurement of Gazprom Infrastructure Projects // Scientific Research of Faculty of Economics. Electronic Journal. 2020. Volume 12. Issue 3. P. 88-116