Transneft Upper Volga Connects Revamped Section of Ring Petroleum Products Trunk Pipeline around Moscow

Date of publication: 29 June 2020

Transneft Upper Volga has connected a revamped section with the underwater crossing via the Irrigation Canal to the Ring Petroleum Products Trunk Pipeline (RPPTP) in Ramensky District.

The revamping of the section began in August 2019. A pipeline section for transportation of diesel fuel was constructed. Scheduled replacement of 303 metres of the petroleum products pipeline was carried out within the small watercourse.

Following the completion of the work, Transneft Upper Volga performed technological connection of the revamped section to the petroleum products trunk pipeline. The work was carried out during a planned 72-hour shutdown of diesel fuel transportation via the RPPTP.

The revamping of the RPPTP’s section was conducted as part of the development programme for the Ring Petroleum Products Trunk Pipeline around Moscow and the Moscow Aviation Hub in order to increase the volume of petroleum products transported and loaded for consumers of the capital region. The goal was to increase the reliability and ensure uninterrupted transportation of petroleum products.

Fuel transportation was resumed on schedule and is currently being carried out according to the standard protocol.

Transneft Upper Volga Press Service