Transneft Upper Volga has completed scheduled repairs at the Ryazan – Moscow and the Novki – Ryazan petroleum products trunk pipelines, as well as at the Shilovo-3 initial pumping station (IPS).
A set of technical measures was carried out in the territories of Moscow, Ryazan and Vladimir Regions. The goal was to ensure uninterrupted and safe operation of trunk pipelines.
During a 72-hour scheduled shutdown of the Ryazan – Moscow PPTP, Transneft Upper Volga performed a technological connection of the reconstructed section with the length of 1.4 km. Also, four gate valves were replaced at the underwater crossing of the PPTP across the Oka River.
During a scheduled shutdown of the Novki – Ryazan PPTP, five gate valves were replaced, as well as a mass flow transducer was installed. In addition, at the Shilovo-3 IPS, midlife repairs of two valves at the process pipeline of a vertical steel tank with the total volume of 10,000 m3 were carried out.
32 specialists were involved in the repairs, 16 pieces of equipment were used.
After completion of the planned works, transportation of petroleum products along the trunk pipelines was resumed according to the schedule and is conducted under the standard protocol.