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The Project is designed to increase the trunk pipeline capacity

New CPC PS in Krasnodar Krai getting ready for commissioning

Caspian Pipeline Consortium has received a permit to put PS-8 into operation. The document was issued by the Architecture and Urban Development Department of the Krymsk District Administration, Krasnodar Krai. Earlier, the state construction supervision authorities issued a facility compliance certificate.
Construction of PS-8 was started in March 2014 within Phase 3 of the Tengiz-Novorossiysk Pipeline System Expansion Project.
The pump station features four mainline pumps driven by 7.0 MW electric motors, mud strainers, pressure control station, DRA injection system, PS life support systems (indoor switchgear, potable water treatment system, waste water treatment facilities), automatic foam fire extinguishing system and surge relief system, the latter including a valve block, 5 underground tanks V=100 m3 each and crude oil evacuation pumps. 
The pump station has frame/modular buildings and 1.8 km access road.
Currently, work is going on at the pump station to put it into operation.
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% of and CPC Company – 7%) – 31%; Republic of Kazakhstan (represented by KazMunayGaz – 19% of 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% of and Oryx Caspian Pipeline LLC – 1.75%.