Krasnodar Regional Oil Trunk Pipelines Directorate (KROTPD) of Chernomortransneft performed repair works at Tikhoretsk – Tuapse-2 oil trunk pipeline (OTP).
Within the period of the oil trunk pipeline’s planned stop on 18-21 April 2017 defects were eliminated by cutting method at the section Ду500 Khadyzhenskaya – Zarechie at 185 km of oil pipeline, in the area of responsibility of Khadyzhenskaya line operation dispatcher station (LODS), and at 243 km – in the area of responsibility of Zarechie oil pump station (OPS).
The works were conducted as part of the integrated programme of technical upgrading, revamping and overhaul of Chernomortransneft facilities.
Besides, in accordance with the programme for unutilized equipment liquidation, cutting of duplicate valve No. 1-РД Ду 500 was performed at Khadyzhenskaya LODS.
These works were performed for the purpose of reliable and safe operation of the oil trunk pipeline.