Grozny-Tuapse pipeline

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Grozny-Tuapse pipeline is a 618 km long pipeline connecting oil fields near Grozny, Russia, with sea port Tuapse.

Location

The pipeline runs from Grozny, Russia to Tuapse, Russia.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Russia government
  • Current capacity: 34,000 barrels per day
  • Length: 618
  • Status: Retired
  • Start Year: 1928

Background

The pipeline was launched in 1928, designed by Vladimir Shukhov. The annual throughput of the pipeline along with its 11 pumping stations was 1.5 million tons. It used 10-in pipes, both welded and weldless. In 1938, oil extraction in Krasnodar territory near Maykop began. The main pipeline was used as a products pipeline, while its end part transported oil from the Krasnodar fields to Tuapse.

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External resources

Wikipedia also has an article on the Grozny-Tuapse pipeline. This article may use content from the Wikipedia articles under the terms of the GFDL.

  • Rainer Graefe, Jos Tomlow: “Vladimir G. Suchov 1853-1939. Die Kunst der sparsamen Konstruktion.”, 192 S., Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, Stuttgart, 1990.
  • "В.Г.Шухов - выдающийся инженер и ученый", Труды Объединенной научной сессии Академии наук СССР, посвященной научному и инженерному творчеству почетного академика В.Г.Шухова. М.: Наука, 1984, 96 с.
  • Шухова Е. М.: «Владимир Григорьевич Шухов. Первый инженер России.», 368 стр., Изд. МГТУ, Москва, 2003.


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