Transneft Druzhba finished the planned repairs at oil trunk pipelines

Date of publication: 20 September 2017 Print

Transneft Druzhba finished the planned repair works at Ufa -  West, Kuybyshev -Bryansk and Section No. 42 petroleum products trunk pipelines (PPTP).

The activities were performed by efforts of 16 repair sections and 4 petroleum product pump-out sections in Bryansk, Tambov, Lipetsk, Samara, Penza Regions as part of the overhaul programme of Transneft Druzhba.

The reconstructed PIG traps of Nikolskoe line operation dispatcher station (LODS) of Michurinsk Regional Directorate and Sosedka LODS of Penza Regional Directorate were connected during the planned works. As well, the constructed mud-trap filters of Stanovaya oil pump station (OPS) of Michurinsk Regional Directorate were connected.

The specialists performed medium repair of 19 gate valves at Stalnoy Kon, Nikolskoe, Zhuravlinskaya, Priboy, 8-N LODS, Aksinino-2 OPS. Gate valves at the PIG traps of Stanovaya OPS and Priboy LODs, at the linear portion of Ufa -West PPTP were replaced. Defects were cut at Section No. 42 PPTP.

The planned works were conducted on a 24-hour basis during 96 hours for the purpose of increasing reliability of trunk pipelines, operated by Transneft Druzhba. Petroleum products transportation has been resumed within the established period.