The Penza Regional Directorate of Transneft Druzhba has upgraded equipment of the Kuznetsk oil pumping station (PS) in Penza Region and the Klin-1 PS in Ulyanovsk Region.
The works were launched in February 2019 under the Transneft Druzhba Technical Upgrading, Revamping and Overhaul Programme in order to ensure uninterrupted operation and maintain high reliability of the oil transportation system.
Specialists installed eight new mud trap filters. Process pipelines were replaced. New cables were laid, construction and installation works were conducted for overhead cable trays. Lightning masts were installed.
Two sliding gate valves were installed at the Klin-1 PS. Automation system wells and deep earth grounding were arranged.
New pipelines and wells for waste and stormwater sewage and heating networks were arranged at the Kuznetsk PS.
The new equipment has successfully passed both individual and integrated testing.