Transneft Central Siberia has completed scheduled repairs at the Igolsko-Talovoye – Parabel oil trunk pipeline (OTP) in Tomsk Region.
During a scheduled shutdown of the Igolsko-Talovoye – Parabel oil pipeline, specialists of maintenance divisions of the Parabel Regional Oil Pipeline Directorate and the Tomsk RPD removed 44 defects by replacing the pipe sections, as well as performed midlife repairs of stop valves. Temporary PIG traps were disabled and dismantled after in-line inspection of the oil trunk pipeline was completed using an inhibitor.
The scheduled repairs were performed as part of the technical upgrading, revamping and overhaul programme implemented at Transneft Central Siberia to ensure reliability of the oil trunk pipelines operation. The operation of the oil pipeline was restored in accordance with the schedule and is conducted under the standard protocol.