Russia’s Transneft has set up its own entity to ensure security of the pipelines in line with a law adopted earlier, according to the news agency Interfax.
The national oil pipeline operator transports over 90 percent of all Russian crude production to internal and export destinations.
Transneft’s pipelines and sea terminals are Russia’s principal oil export channels, handling approx. 80 percent of Russian crude oil export.
Here are more highlights about Transneft:
48,075 km1 of trunk pipelines with diameters ranging from 420 to 1,220 mm
336 pumping stations
861 surface storage tanks with total capacity of 14.2 million m3
Three oil loading sea terminals in Novorossiysk, Tuapse (Black Sea) and Primorsk (Baltic Sea)
Comprehensive Environmental Management System
Conformity to ISO 14001 standards
Author: Mikhail Vesely