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The Project is designed to increase the trunk pipeline capacity

Chevron team visits CPC Marine Terminal at Novorossiysk

On October 18, 2016, CPC General Director Nikolay Gorban and a group of Chevron’s representatives (Tim Miller, Managing Director for Chevron’s Eurasia Business Unit; Neil Menzeis, Deputy Managing Director for Chevron’s Eurasia Business Unit; Alan Adamson, Chevron’s Turkey Country Manager; and Grgo Skaro, Marine Assurance Specialist for Chevron’s Shipping Company) visited CPC’s Marine Terminal at Novorossiysk.
The delegation looked around the marine terminal’s shore and offshore facilities, a tank farm, an operations support base with a local dispatch center, and a new main control center (MCC) of the CPC pipeline system. The visitors noted the high level, advanced status of MCC dispatcher workplace technologies. They made a special note of the high level of training of CPC personnel which is also an important factor in safe operation of the pipeline system.
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%.