Transneft Druzhba JSC Finalizes Repairs in Trunk Pipelines

Date of publication: 12 December 2017 Print

Transneft Druzhba JSC performed the scheduled repairs in Kuybyshev – Unecha 2 oil trunk pipeline (OTP) and Voronezh – Liski petroleum product trunk pipeline (PPTP). As part of the Technical Upgrading, Revamping and Overhaul Program (TUR & OP), the Company replaced and repaired stop valves, eliminated defects, switched off main pump units (MPU) in the Bryansk, Orel, Penza, and Ulyanovsk Regions.

Professionals carried out the interim overhaul of 4 stop valves in Desna oil pump station (NPS), stop valves of the tank fleet of Klin LODS, and repaired 4 stop valves of the PIG traps in the linear part of Voronezh – Liski PPTP.

MPUs were switched off in Sosedka-2 NPS for subsequent repairs.

Defect clipping was carried out from the technological pipeline section of Verkhovie NPS, and the pig catchers of Novoselovo NPS pipeline clean-up and inspection gadgets. 

Work was performed on a 24/7 basis, for 72 hours, to improve the operational reliability of the pipelines operated by Transneft Druzhba JSC. Oil and petroleum product transportation was resumed as scheduled.