SIBUR has launched construction of a new main pipeline to transport natural gas liquids (NGL) from the Purovsky Gas Condensate Processing Plant to Tobolsk-Neftekhim.
The new pipeline is divided into two construction sites: a 689 km long segment between the Purovsky Plant and the Yuzhno-Balyksky Main Pumping Station (MPS), and a 417 km long segment between the Yuzhno-Balyksky MPS and Tobolsk-Neftekhim.
The annual capacity of the new pipeline will make over 4m tonnes between the Purovsky Plant and the Yuzhno-Balyksky MPS, and up to 8m tonnes between the Yuzhno-Balyksky MPS and Tobolsk-Neftekhim.
The construction permit has been issued by Russiaís Ministry of Regional Development based on the positive opinion of the RF State Expert Evaluation Department (Glavgosexpertiza) and the findings of the engineering surveys. Today, at the Purovsky Plant ó Yuzhno-Balyksky MPSsite, constructionand assembly works are underway, with the pipes being delivered, welded, lowered-in, and backfilled.