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SSOP Ust-Luga Introduces Frequency Steering of Pumping Units

Date of publication: 13 October 2014 Print

In the process of implementing the energy saving and energy efficiency policy, Transneft Ust-Luga Port, LLC, introduces frequency steering of pumping units. Building and installation works are currently carried out on the site, which are scheduled to be completed by November 2014.

A decision to use the frequency-regulated drive was made to improve the level of reliability of loading operations, ensure automatic launch of reserve of pumping units at the maximum load regimes. Moreover, this measure will make it possible to reduce pressure and cyclicality of highest loads of pressure in the oil depot technological pipelines.

Another important aspect of the oil filling terminal operation is to ensure environmental safety of production activities. In 2015, Transneft Ust-Luga Port, LLC, plans to start installing additional stop valves that will improve safety of receiving oil from the Druzhba oil trunk pipeline. Last year, the existing treatment equipment was equipped with a discharge collector improving the drainage water treatment route.