Chernomortransneft Finishes Scheduled In-line Inspection at Krymsk — Krasnodar OTP

Date of publication: 11 July 2019

In the area of the Krasnodar Regional Oil Trunk Pipeline Directorate’s operation, Chernomortransneft finished the set of works on inline inspection of the 51st-78th km — Afipsky Refinery section of the Krymsk — Krasnodar oil trunk pipeline (OTP).

The inspection was conducted under the programme on diagnostics of pipelines and facilities at oil pumping stations (PSs) of Chernomortransneft’s OTP for 2019.

The diagnostic inspection was performed using a CM in-line inspection tool (combined magnetic inspection tool). The tool provides the most comprehensive data on the technical condition of trunk pipelines, detects the defects of both pipe walls and welds, as well as internal and external metal losses. A technical report on possible defects and the time needed for elimination thereof will be received following the results of the in-line inspection at the Krymsk — Krasnodar OTP.