Purpe-Samotlor Oil Pipeline
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Purpe-Samotlor Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in Russia.
The pipeline runs from Purpe, Russia to Samotlor, Russia.
- Operator: Transneft
- Current capacity: 500,000 barrels per day
- Proposed capacity:
- Length: 430 kilometres
- Oil source: Vankorskoe Field and fields in the North of Krasnoyarsk Region, Russia
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 2011
Transneft commissioned the 430-km pipeline with a capacity of 500,000 barrels per day in October 2011. The pipeline connects fields located on the Yamal Peninsula with the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean pipeline; connects fields in northern areas of East Siberia's Krasnoyarsk region and West Siberia's Yamal-Nenets Autonomous regions to Russian refineries and international markets; joins the national pipeline network, allowing transport to the Druzhba Pipeline that transports Russian oil to European markets; and can assist in the transport of oil to export terminals at Primorsk on the Baltic Sea and Novorossiisk and Tuapse on the Black Sea.
Articles and resources
- Purpe-Samotlor Oil Pipeline , A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
- Russia's Transneft launches Purpe-Samotlor pipeline, Oil and Gas Journal, 25 Oct. 2011
Related GEM.wiki articles
[[Category: Existing Pipelines in Russia]