Transneft Druzhba performed the scheduled repair works at Kuybyshev - Bryansk, Ufa - West and Section No. 42 petroleum products trunk pipelines (PPTP). The works were performed on 01-04 August 2017 in Bryansk, Samara, Tambov and Penza Regions. Specialists of the joint-stock company’s central maintenance division (CMD) were involved in the activities.
Medium repair of 12 gate valves was performed at Nikolskoe and Priboy line operation dispatcher stations (LODS) of Ufa - West PPTP. As well, hydraulic tests of industrial pipelines were conducted at Priboy LODS in the form of the station’s preparation to assessment of technical condition.
Medium repair of 11 stop valve units was performed at the linear portion of Ufa - West and Section No. 42 PPTP, defects were eliminated by cutting method.
The works were conducted on a 24-hour basis within 72 hours, petroleum product transportation was resumed within the scheduled time limit.
The whole set of works was performed as part of the programme for overhaul of Transneft Druzhba and medium repair of the enterprise’s mechanic and technological equipment; its purpose was supporting the high level of reliability of the enterprise’s pipelines.