CPC guarantees efficient and environmentally safe movement of crude oil

The Project is designed to increase the trunk pipeline capacity

CPC Management Meeting with the RF Ministry of Construction

A meeting between Mr. Khamit Mavliyarov, Deputy Minister, Mr. Nikolay Gorban, CPC General Director and Mr. Mikhail Kolesnikov, CPC-R Manager for Regulatory Affairs (Expansion Project) took place on October 4, 2016 at the RF Ministry of Construction and Public Housing.

Focus of the meeting was enforcement of the new Federal Law No. 368-FZ dated 03.07.2016 “On amendment of the Urban Development Code of the Russian Federation”. Participants agreed to hold further working meetings and to establish a working group for development of a common enforcement strategy for the amended legislation.

CPC General Director advised Deputy Minister of the successful negotiations with the Federal Service for State Registration, Cadastre and Cartography (Rosreestr) on construction of the Expansion Project facilities in Narimanovsky and Limansky Districts of Astrakhan Oblast, in the vicinity of the border of the Republic of Kalmykia. This is yet another example of the constructive cooperation between the Consortium and the federal agencies of Russia.


It was noted that the Expansion Project implemented by the Consortium is an international project and timely commissioning of the CPC facilities will definitely enhance Russia’s status of a reliable partner on the international energy resources production and transportation market. The Expansion project is implemented In full compliance with the Russian and international legislation and in close cooperation with the regulatory and supervisory agencies.

For reference.

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%.