14 Apr 2023 10:57

CPC resumes oil transshipments at marine terminal after planned stoppage

MOSCOW. April 14 (Interfax) - The marine terminal of the Caspian Pipeline Consortium (CPC) has resumed transshipments of oil via the single point moorings (SPM) after the planned stoppage, and the terminal is operating as usual, the consortium said in a statement.

"On April 14, 2023, at 7:00 a.m. [Moscow time], the pumping units of the Tengiz-Novorossiysk main oil pipeline resumed pumping oil after a 72-hour scheduled shutdown. During the specified period, routine scheduled maintenance was performed on various oil pipeline systems, oil-pumping stations, and the offshore terminal, including the mechanical and technological equipment, power and electrical equipment, instrumentation and automation systems, and control systems. Work also occurred on current and capital projects of CPC, whose implementation is possible only when the equipment of the pumping stations and the oil pipeline has halted," according to the statement.