Transneft Urals held routine repairs at five oil trunk pipelines

Date of publication: 06 September 2017 Print

Transneft Urals finished routine repairs at five oil trunk pipelines (OTP) in the responsibility area of the Tuimazy and Arlan oil pipeline directorates.

Gate valves were replaced at the Kaltasy-Ufa-2 and Chernushka-Kaltasy OTP, and two gate valves underwent mid-life repairs at the Chekmagush-Aznakaevo OTP. Three restrictors were cut out at the Subkhankulovo-Shkapovo OTP, interim PIG traps in the pressure manifold of the Chekmagush oil pump station were demounted at the Kaltasy-Yazykovo-Salavat OTP.

The gate valves were replaced and repaired in the scope of the technical upgrading and revamping (TU&R) programme; restrictors were cut out under the overhaul (OH) programme, whereas the interim PIG traps were demounted under the repair and operations needs (RON) programme. The work was done within the prescribed period, oil transportation was restored timely and in full.