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Fluorography will become more accessible in Astrakhan villages

CPC General Director Nikolai Brunich made a business trip to the CPC Pipeline System Central Region on October 30.
The trip itinerary included an inspection visit to the Astrakhan pump station and a working meeting with  pump station and construction contractor personnel.
Together with the Astrakhan Oblast governor Alexander Zhilkin the CPC CEO took part in a formal ceremony to hand over a mobile fluorography diagnostic unit purchased by CPC-R under its regional community-related projects program to the Regional Tuberculosis Dispensary. The mobile unit fitted out with modern equipment will help perform preclinical fluorographic examinations in local communities even in most remote and hard-to-access villages in the Astrakhan Oblast.
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%.