Transneft Urals Completes Planned Repairs of Trunk Pipelines and Onsite Facilities

Date of publication: 10 July 2020

Transneft Urals, as part of the development programme, has completed scheduled works at the trunk pipelines operating facilities.

At the Andreevka – Cherkassy process section of the Ufa – Kambarka petroleum products trunk pipeline (PPTP) the built section with the length of 500 metres was connected. Profilometry was performed preliminary. The section was connected to an electrochemical protection system.

A vertical steel tank with a floating roof of 5 thousand m3 (VFRT-5000) was connected to the process pipelines at the Yazykovo line operation dispatcher station (LODS).

In addition, according to the results of in-line flaw-detection inspection and profilometry, 9 sections were replaced at the Ufa – Kambarka PPTP, one section at the Salavat – Ufa PPTP, and 8 sections at the Suslovo LODS process pipelines.

The work was performed without interruption of acceptance of oil from producing companies and petroleum products from refineries. The repaired facilities were commissioned as scheduled; transportation of oil and petroleum products is carried out to the full extent.