UZEN - ATYRAU - SAMARA OIL PIPELINE

Basic Design, Detail Design

Customer:

Ministry of Oil Industry of the USSR

Year of execution: 1971

Project Objective: transportation of high-paraffinic crude to Atyrau and Samara refineries, as well as to railway loading points.

Basic engineering solutions:

  • The oil pipeline is equipped with oil heating points. There are eight G9PO2V heaters with a capacity of 600 m3/hr at each oil pumping station. Pumping temperature is about 60 °С.
  • The oil pipeline is equipped with automatics and telecontrol facilities.

Basic technical data:

Pipeline length - 1500 km
Diameter:
- Uzen-Atyrau section (L=683 km) - 1000 mm
- Atyrau-Samara section - 700 mm
Throughput capacity:
- Uzen-Atyrau section - 40 million t/year
- Atyrau-Samara section - 17 million t/year
Tank farm capacities:
- "Uzen" MOPS - 120 thousand m3
- "Atyrau" OPS - 180 thousand m3
Oil pumping stations: - 8