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Transneft signs agreement with Novgorod Region

Date of publication: 27 April 2017 Printable version


Photograph (from left to right): the Vice-President of Transneft, Mikhail Margelov, and the Acting Governor of Novgorod Region, Andrey Nikitin

The Vice-President of Transneft, Mikhail Margelov, and the Acting Governor of Novgorod Region, Andrey Nikitin, signed an agreement on mutual cooperation between the Company and the regional government on 27 April 2017 in the city of Veliky Novgorod.

The signing ceremony was attended by Yury Bogatenkov, the General Director of Transneft Baltic LLC.

The agreement calls for cooperation between the Company and the Region in the following priority areas:

- development of the economy, improvement of the investment climate and addressing main social tasks in Novgorod Region, as related to the operation of trunk oil pipelines and petroleum product pipelines in Novgorod Region;

- construction of infrastructure facilities;

- ensuring safe operation in Novgorod region of trunk oil pipelines, petroleum product pipelines and associated facilities;

- protecting the industrial infrastructure of Transneft subsidiaries against threats of sabotage and terrorism;

- combatting illegal trading of oil and petroleum products, and theft of liquids from pipelines;

- implementation of Transneft social projects and programmes;

- innovative scientific and technical work in Novgorod region, joint projects in the social sphere.

The parties are particularly optimistic about prospects for future cooperation of Transneft enterprises with contractors, R&D and design organizations based in Novgorod Region.

For reference:

Transneft operations in Novgorod Region are carried out through Transneft Baltic LLC. The industrial facilities of Transneft Ust-Luga Port LLC and trunk oil pipelines of the Baltic Pipeline System-2 (BTS-2) were transferred to management by Transneft Baltic LLC in 2016.

The Novgorod Regional Pipeline Directorate is a branch of Transneft Baltic LLC and includes:

- the Andreapol Pumping Station, Pumping Station-7, Pumping Station-3;

- the BTS-2 oil pipeline;

- the Special Vehicle and Machinery Department.

Work to create the Special Vehicle and Machinery Department began in April 2014 and was completed in July 2015 at total cost of 1.1 billion rubles. Modern, domestically produced materials and equipment were used in construction of the facility. The project included laying of water and gas mains, creation of an access road and landscaping of the surrounding territory.


Photograph (from left to right): the Vice-President of Transneft, Mikhail Margelov, and the Acting Governor of Novgorod Region, Andrey Nikitin

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