The Tikhoretsk Regional Oil Trunk Pipeline Directorate (Tikhoretsk OTPD) of Chernomortransneft has performed planned repairs of oil trunk pipelines in the Republic of Daghestan, Rostov Region, Krasnodar and Stavropol Territories.
Without shutting down the Grozny — Baku, Lisichansk — Tikhoretsk-2 and Malgobek — Tikhoretsk oil pipelines, 10 defects were eliminated by grinding and installation of repair structures, which allows to reduce the risk of emergencies.
Additionally, during a scheduled shutdown of the Lisichansk — Tikhoretsk-1,2 OTP, 3 sections of the pipeline with the total length of about 17 km were connected within the revamping works. Oil transportation was resumed on schedule and is currently carried out under the standard protocol.
All the works were performed within Chernomortransneft’s comprehensive programme of technical upgrading, revamping and оverhaul. The goal was to ensure safe operation of trunk pipelines.