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Transneft Central Siberia Completes Scheduled Works at Aleksandrovskoye – Anzhero-Sudzhensk Oil Trunk Pipeline Underwater Crossing

Date of publication: 07 May 2020

Transneft Central Siberia has completed scheduled works to connect a newly constructed section of the Aleksandrovskoye – Anzhero-Sudzhensk oil trunk pipeline underwater crossing across the Ob River in Tomsk Region.

A set of construction and installation works at the Aleksandrovskoye – Anzhero-Sudzhensk oil trunk pipeline’s standby leg was implemented under the programme of technical upgrading, revamping, and overhaul of Transneft Central Siberia in order to increase reliability of Transneft`s oil trunk pipelines.

Revamping of the underwater crossing started in November 2019, a 14.6 km stream-bed pipeline section was replaced. Enclosing ballasting devices were installed with reinforced concrete weights at the whole section of the underwater crossing. Before connecting the reconstructed section to the Aleksandrovskoye – Anzhero-Sudzhensk oil trunk pipeline, hydraulic testing and in-line diagnostic inspection were carried out.

During the connection works, oil transportation was carried out under the standard protocol via the main leg of the underwater crossing across the Ob River of the Aleksandrovskoye – Anzhero-Sudzhensk oil trunk pipeline.

Transneft Central Siberia Press Service