New tanks are ready to be launched into operation!

Date of publication: 26 August 2014

New tanks will be soon launched into operation at facilities of Transnefteproduct, JSC.

In subsidiaries of Yugo-Zapad Transnefteproduct, JSC, the construction of tanks was carried out in accordance with the log-term program for technical upgrading, revamping and overhaul of infrastructure facilities.

In July 2014, the construction of 5,000 cubic meter vertical steel tank (VST) No. 4 was completed in tank farm No. 1 of Nikolskoe LODS. The is the first tank that has been built by using the plate-by-plate assembly method.

After the completion of hydraulic tests, the tank was connected to the existing technical circuit. At the moment, landscaping and improvement works are being carried out at the site and in the adjacent areas.

VST No. 4 is scheduled for commissioning in September 2014, after all individual and comprehensive tests of all the systems are completed.

At Syzran LODS, comprehensive tests are being conducted on two 5,000 cubic meter tanks No. 4 and No. 5, which were revamped, including replacement of structural steel. Their commissioning is scheduled for the second half of August.

The diagnostic tests are continued – 14 tanks have been thoroughly inspected at the following line operation dispatcher stations: Voskresenka, Priboy,

Zhuravlinskaya, Penza, Nikolskoe, Stanovaya, Stalnoy Kon and Bryansk Filling Point. Besides, partial diagnostic inspection was completed on 14 tanks at

Voskresenka, Priboy, Penza, Voronezh, Nikolskoe, Disna LODS and Bryansk NP.

All the works included in the program for diagnostic inspection at the sites of Yugo-Zapad Transnefteproduct, JSC, for 2014 in connection with tank farms are being carried out in full and under the approved schedule. The performed worked will result in considerably improved safety of transportation and storage of oil products.