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CPC General Director Field Trip

On March 14-16, 2017, Nikolay Gorban, General Director of Caspian Pipeline Consortium took a trip to the CPC facilities in Stavropol Krai and Republic of Kalmykia.
In the Stavropol Krai the Consortium’s CEO visited the PS-4 and PS-5. PS-4 was put into services as a part of the Expansion Project in January 2016, while PS-5 is to be commissioned in mid-2017.
At PS-4 General Director ordered an extraordinary fire drill, which scenario provided for a fire at the pig launcher/receiver.  The fire team has mobilized and launched a foam attack in timely manner.
PS-5 is being built by Stroynovatsiya LLC. Director General was updated on the preparations for PS-5 tie-into to the CPC pipeline. The operations contractor personnel is fully mobilized and standing by.  After pre-commissioning safety check the PS will be filled with crude oil.
In Republic of Kalmykia the Director-General inspected the PS-2, PS-3 and Komsomolsk PS.
At PS-2, which is also being constructed by Stroynovatsiya LLC, construction and installation work is 92 % complete. Installation of control and communication systems is currently progressed at the earnest, individual tests of the equipment are underway with the PS site being developed. Nikolai Gorban held a meeting to address the construction issues and get some certainty about the work completion deadline.
At PS-3 that was commissioned at the end of 2015 Nikolai Gorban had a meeting with Stroikontract contractor to discuss the work status and adjust the design solutions.  The meeting also addressed the waste water disposal issues.
Nikolay Gorban had a meeting with Komsomolsk PS shift personnel.  At the end of the previous year this PS began accepting crude oil from the Russian oil fields at the Caspian Sea.
The CPC pipeline system is one of the largest investment projects with foreign capital in the energy sector in the CIS. The length of the pipeline connecting oil fields in Western Kazakhstan with the Marine Terminal in Novorossiysk is 1,511 km. CPC’s Marine Terminal is equipped with Single Point Moorings that allow to load tankers safely at a significant distance offshore, including bad weather conditions.
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% and Oryx Caspian Pipeline LLC – 1.75%.