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CPC Donates School Buses and Outpatient Clinic to Stavropol Krai

As part of its charity program Caspian Pipeline Consortium has presented 11 school buses to Stavropol Krai educational institutions and opened a new outpatient clinic in the village of Ptichie, Izobilnensky District.
Solemn ceremonies which took place on January 21 were attended by CPC General Director Nikolay Brunich, Stavropol Krai Governor Vladimir Vladimirov, Deputy General Director for RF Government Relations Leonid Bokhanovksy, representatives of Stavropol Krai Government and Krai Duma, as well as the heads of districts who accepted the presents.
The buses worth a total of 26 million rubles went to schools of Turkmensky, Trunovsky and Apanasenkovsky Districts. Two more buses were delivered to Ipatovsky District late last year. As requested by Krai Government CPC-R purchased 13 modern buses equipped with everything needed for convenient and safe children transportation.
The outpatient rural clinic in Ptichie was built and fully equipped at the Caspian Pipeline Consortium expense. The new clinic was erected on the spot where the old medical care facility used to be, which was in a critical condition.  The newly built outpatient clinic is designed to process 100 patients per shift, has 40 medical rooms including an in-house laboratory and will allow delivering medical care not only to the village residents but adjacent communities as well. The total cost of project amounted to almost 78 million rubles.
Stavropol Krai Governor Vladimir Vladimirov stated that from the very beginning of its business operations in Stavropolie CPC had been actively contributing to the social life of the region. “I am sure that the relations between business and authorities are a two-way road” — stressed Vladimir Vladimirov.  “Business accommodates authorities especially when it sees that the allocated money is spent as intended”.
It his speech Nikolay Brunich assured that despite the complicated global situation the company had not changed its plans and the 2016 Social Program would be completed.
The day before the clinic opening ceremony Nikolay Brunich and Ivan Kovalev, First Deputy Government Chairman of Stavropol Krai, visited PS-5 — a company's pump station being built near Ptichie as part of the CPC Pipeline System Expansion Project. This facility is 90% completed and planned to be put in service in fall this year. The PS tests are scheduled for August.
CPC pipeline system is one of the largest investment projects in the energy industry with participation of foreign capital on the CIS territory. The length of the pipeline connecting the oil fields in Western Kazakhstan with the Marine Terminal near Novorossiysk is 1,511 km. CPC Marine Terminal is equipped with single point moorings which allow for safe tanker lifting at a considerable distance from the shore, also when the weather conditions are unfavorable.
The Expansion Project includes rehabilitation of 5 existing and construction of 10 additional pump stations (2 in the Republic of Kazakhstan and 8 in the Russian Federation), six new storage tanks (100,000 cu.m each) in addition to the existing four near Novorossiysk and a third SPM at the CPC Marine Terminal, and also the replacement of an 88 km pipeline section in Kazakhstan with a larger diameter pipe. The total amount of the Project investments will be US$ 5.4 billion.
CPC Shareholders: Russian Federation (represented by Transneft – 24% and CPC Company – 7 %) – 31%; Republic of Kazakhstan (represented by KazMunayGaz  – 19% and Kazakhstan Pipeline Ventures LLC – 1.75%) – 20.75%; Chevron Caspian Pipeline Consortium Company - 15%, LUKARCO B.V. – 12.5%, Mobil Caspian Pipeline Company – 7.5%, Rosneft-Shell Caspian Ventures Limited – 7.5%, BG Overseas Holding Limited - 2%, Eni International N.A. N.V. - 2% и Oryx Caspian Pipeline LLC – 1.75%.