Transneft Upper Volga Completes Replacement of Main Electric Pump Units at Makaryevo and Melkovka Oil Pumping Stations

Date of publication: 06 November 2019

Transneft Upper Volga has completed replacement of main electric pump units at the Makaryevo and Melkovka oil pumping stations located in Nizhny Novgorod Region and the Republic of Mari El.

The work was carried out from April to October 2019. During the repairs, new pumps with  5,000 kW electric motors manufactured according to Transnet Oil Pumps’ import substitution programme were installed. The new equipment has improved starting, resource and operational characteristics that allow to significantly reduce the cost of maintenance and scheduled repairs.