Project implementation basis:
- Russian Energy Strategy for the period through 2030, approved by Resolution No.1715-r of the Russian Federation Government dated November 13, 2009;
- The Master Plan for development of oil industry of the Russian Federation through 2020, approved June 6, 2011 by Order No.212 of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation;
- Transneft’s strategy for the period through 2020 approved by Transneft Board of Directors.
Project implementation objective:
Ensure transportation of diesel fuel by Volgograd – Tikhoretsk pipeline section to Novorossiysk Port from oil refineries of the Russian Federation and enable the intake of petroleum products by railway transport.
The project includes construction of a 6 MTPA trunk oil pipeline, which includes linear section facilities, construction of oil pumping stations with tank farm and external power supply facilities, and construction of a railroad unloading facility.
The completion of the project is scheduled in 2018.