Basis for project implementation:
- Energy Strategy of Russia for the Period up to 2030, approved by Decree No. 1715-r of the Government of the Russian Federation dated 13 November 2009;
- General Development Plan for the Russian Oil Sector Until 2020, approved by Order No. 212 of the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation on 6 June 2011;
- Transneft Strategy until 2020, approved by the Board of Directors of Transneft.
Purpose of project implementation:
To ensure diesel fuel deliveries via the Tikhoretsk – Novorossiysk section to the port of Novorossiysk, at the maximum of 6 MTPA.
The project included the construction of linear portion sections of the pipeline (loopings) with the total length of 90 km, conversion of 244 km of the existing oil pipelines to transportation of diesel fuel, the revamping of the existing pumping stations with construction and revamping of the tanks with the capacity of 70,000 m3.
The project was implemented in 2017.