Transneft Volga Region to export 40 million tons of oil a year through Novorossiysk port
Transneft Volga Region started performing design and exploration works as part of the project “Extension of the oil trunk pipelines system for securing oil export through Novorossiysk port in the amount of up to 40 million tons a year”.
The projects provides for reconstruction of more than 200 km of the linear portion of Kuybyshev – Tikhoretsk oil trunk pipeline (OTP), seven oil pump stations and disconnection of two oil pump stations (OPS). The works will be performed at OPS located in Samara, Saratov and Volgograd Regions.
Collection and analysis of information on the relief, crossed water streams and reservoirs, existing constructions, communication lines and other infrastructure facilities will be performed during the design and exploration works.
The works as part of implementation of the project are planned to be finished in 2021. Possibility of oil delivery to Sheskharis Transshipment Complex in the amount of up to 40 million tons a year with further export through Novorossiysk port will be secured following its results.
The project will be implemented with assistance of the technical customer Transneft PCD.