CPC guarantees efficient and environmentally safe movement of crude oil

The Project is designed to increase the trunk pipeline capacity

CPC completed all EP facilities in Krasnodar Krai

On August 8, 2017, PS-8 was commissioned in Krymsky district, Krasnodar Krai.  It is the last pump station to be constructed in Kuban area as per Expansion Project.  Head, Krasnodar Krai Department for Investments and Small & Medium Business Development Vasily Shvets, CPC Management Team, Shareholder representatives (CPC-R Board Chairman Andrew McGrahan), CPC General Director Nikolay Gorban attended the commissioning ceremony. Representatives of Krai and district administrations were also present.
PS-8 commissioning will increase the throughput by 20 MMTA in the western segment of the Tengiz-Novorossiysk pipeline: from Kropotkin PS to MT Tank Farm.
PS-8 is a high-tech facility utilizing state-of-the-art technologies.  Four mainline pump units driven by 7MW electric motors are installed at the pump station.  The pump station has mud strainers, pressure control station, DRA injection system, utilities (closed switchgear, portable water treatment plant and waste treatment units), automatic fire foam suppression system and surge relief system.  The latter includes a valve header, five underground 100m3 tanks and oil evacuation pumps.
Metal frame and modular buildings and 1.8-km long access road have been also constructed at the pump station.
CPC General Director Nikolay Gorban and Head, Krasnodar Krai Department for Investments and Small & Medium Business Development Vasily Shvets thanked all attendees for successful completion of Expansion Project in Krasnodar Krai and awarded the most deserving specialists. In particular, Vasily Shvets noted that the Krai Administration supports and acknowledges investment efforts of CPC - the company combining significant operational tasks with large-scale social projects, thus, contributing to higher living standards of local residents and economic development of the region.
About CPC:
CPC pipeline system is one of the largest investment projects in the energy industry with participation of foreign capital in the CIS. The length of the pipeline connecting 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 loading at a considerable distance from the shore, also when the weather conditions are unfavorable.
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%.