Basis for project implementation:
- Decree No. 1737-r of the Government of the Russian Federation dated 31 December 2004, as amended by the decrees of the Government of the Russian Federation No. 1246-r dated 5 September 2006, No. 231-r dated 27 February 2008 and No. 455-r dated 3 April 2009.
- Instructions from the Government of the Russian Federation based on the results of the meeting on the prospects of developing the pipeline transportation of oil and petroleum products, held on 18 February 2014.
Purpose of project implementation:
To increase the throughput capacity of the ESPO-1 pipeline system up to 80 MTPA to ensure oil transportation for export to the People’s Republic of China and towards Kozmino SSOP (Specialized Sea Oil Port) as well as to the following refineries of the Russian Federation: RN-Komsomolsk Refinery, IOGC – Khabarovsk Refinery and VNHK.
The throughput capacity of the oil pipeline will reach 80 MTPA. To achieve this, the project envisages the construction of new oil pumping stations and revamping the existing ones, along with the expansion of the tank farm and the construction of EPS (external power supply) facilities.
The project is to be completed in 2020.