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CPC General Director Visited the Pump Stations in Astrakhan Oblast on Business

On April 4, 2017 CPC General Director Nikolay Gorban visited two Pump Stations in Astrakhan Oblast: PSA-4A and PSA-5A. Construction of both facilities was completed as part of the Project to expand the capacities of Tengiz-Novorossiysk pipeline system.

Construction Contractor was demobilized from PSA-4A, RF Rostekhnadzor’s representatives inspected the Pump Station, final report was received about the compliance of the completed facility and the issuance of the final documents is near completion. The specialists reported on the successful comprehensive testing of the gas detection systems. After the final inspection by the regulatory authorities that equipment will also be put into operation.

All construction, installation, start-up and commissioning activities have been completed at PSA-5A. RF Rostekhnadzor’s representatives conduct final inspection.

In the course of his visit to the facilities CPC General Director inspected the main and auxiliary equipment sites and the accommodation conditions of the rotation personnel. Nikolay Gorban made a point of reliable operation of the equipment and high professional qualifications of the Pump Stations’ staff.

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%.

CPC Press Service