Transneft Druzhba has completed repairs at the Voskresenka – Priboy, Kuybyshev – Bryansk, Nikolskoye – Voronezh oil trunk pipelines and onsite facilities of the Company's branches.
The experts connected two Voskresenka – Priboy PPTP crossings through roads of about 390 m and 3,800 m in length in the Kuybyshev Regional Directorate (RD) area of responsibility. At the Syzran-1 line operation dispatcher station (LODS), eight stop valves were repaired and a dead-end section of the process pipeline was cut.
Ten gate valves were repaired at the Sosedka LODS and the Nikulino LODS of the Penza RD, two stop valves were replaced. The midlife repair of the station valve and the PIG trap valve was carried out at the Nikolskoye-1 LODS of the Michurinsk RD.
The stop valves were replaced and two valves of the Unecha LODS tank farm of Bryansk RD were repaired. А new mainline pump unit was connected after replacement at Desna oil pumping station.
Defects were cut out at the oil trunk pipeline; temporary PIG traps were installed for in-line inspection.
Scheduled repairs were conducted for 72 hours during shutdown of petroleum products transportation. In addition, oil transportation via the Kuybyshev – Unecha – Mozyr-1 oil trunk pipeline was stopped as planned. The goal is to ensure emergency-free operation and increase the functional reliability of the company’s facilities.
The repairs provided by the Technical Upgrading, Revamping and Overhaul Programme for Transneft Druzhba’s facilities were implemented as per schedule. Oil and petroleum products transportation was resumed on schedule.