Transneft Druzhba Completes Construction of Tanks at LODS in Samara Region

Date of publication: 24 September 2021

Transneft Druzhba has constructed 3 petroleum products storage tanks at the Priboy line operation dispatcher station (LODS) of the Kuybyshev Regional Directorate.

The works were launched in August 2019 as part of the technical upgrading, revamping and overhaul programme. The goal was to improve the reliability and industrial safety of diesel fuel transportation via trunk pipelines of Transneft system.

Vertical steel tanks (VSTs) with a capacity of 10,000 m3 each have a diameter of 34 m. The VSTs height is 14,9 m. Over 738 tonnes of metal structures were used for their construction.

During the construction and installation works, specialists installed stop valves. More than 2 km of fire extinguishing system pipelines, 902 m of process pipelines, as well as 590 m of production waste and storm water sewage were laid.

Integrated performance testing of the equipment and the systems of each tank was carried out within 72 hours and confirmed their complete readiness for commissioning. Compliance of the commercial tanks with all the rules and standards of technical regulations was confirmed by Rostekhnadzor.

In total, since 2018, as part of the tank farm revamping of the Priboy LODS, 4 tanks were built, the technical upgrading of 3 tanks was carried out.

Transneft Druzhba Press Service


Transneft Druzhba Press Service