Purpe-Samotlor Oil Pipeline

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Purpe-Samotlor Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in Russia.[1]


The pipeline runs from Purpe, Russia to Samotlor, Russia.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Transneft[1]
  • 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.[2] 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.[2]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Purpe-Samotlor Oil Pipeline , A Barrel Full, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 Russia's Transneft launches Purpe-Samotlor pipeline, Oil and Gas Journal, 25 Oct. 2011

Related GEM.wiki articles

Existing Pipelines in Russia

External resources

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