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Rosneft begins construction of Komsomolsk refinery supply pipeline

01st October 2014

Rosneft has started implementation of the project on building an oil pipeline – offset from the East Siberia–Pacific Ocean trunk pipeline to the Komsomolsk refinery, situated in Komsomolsk-on-Amur

Rosneft begins construction of Komsomolsk refinery pipeline
At the moment most oil is delivered to the Komsomolsk refinery by railway transport

The path length of the construction is roughly 330 kilometres and the pipeline will have the capacity to transport eight mega tonnes of oil per year, provided by means of two pump stations. The end of construction works is scheduled on Q4 of 2016.

According to tender results, the construction works will be conducted by OOO Transstroymekhanizatsiya (LLC), providing cost efficiency of project realisation. The enterprise has competences needed for construction of such complex objects.

The realisation of Rosneft’s large-scale investment programme on modernisation of its refineries includes boosting the rated capacity of the Komsomolsk refinery up to eight mega tonnes of oil per year.

At the moment most oil is delivered to the Komsomolsk refinery by railway transport. Due to construction of the pipeline, the stability of increased oil volumes supplies will be secured, probable deficit of rail tank car will be avoided and the expenses for oil transportation will be decreased sufficiently.

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