Transneft Siberia has obtained an approval from the Russian General Board of State Expert Review on the design documentation of the Surgut-Polotsk pipeline reconstruction.

The project stipulates for the replacement of a 20km line section of the Surgut-Polotsk main with a calibre at 1200 mm and further connection of the section to the operating pipeline. The Surgut-Polotsk main is the oil pipeline connecting Russia’s Western Siberia to Belarus. The Siberian oil is transferred to Belarus via the pipeline and […]

Chernomortransneft has started building six storage tanks at Sheskharis terminal

Chernomortransneft has initiated the construction of six vertical storage tanks as of 30k cbm each at Grushovaya site within the framework of the package Sheskharis reconstruction programme. The reservoirs are designed for diesel fuel and gasoline storage. Phase one is scheduled for 2019, whereas phase 2 – for 2020. Groundworks are currently underway. Moreover, Grushovaya […]

Kemerovo Azot will invest in hydrogen

Kemerovo Azot intends to build new facilities totalling 6 bn RUB. This money will be spent on the construction of nitric acid and hydrogen units. The financial partner to the project is VTB. The enterprise has concluded contracts for equipment design and delivery, and for the construction of combined units with Linde AG, KBR and […]

URALCHEM has spent 270m RUB on environmental, energy saving and resource economy projects

URALCHEM carried on financing nature protection, energy saving and resource economy in 2017. Top priorities include mitigation of environmental impact and smart use of natural and energy sources. A total of 270m RUB were allocated on these objectives last year. The company carries out regular work for enhancing process flows and upgrading and restoring waste […]


Now the project is under development A big gas processing enterprise combined with gas chemical facility will appear near Saint Petersburg, in Ust-Luga. Project cost is estimated at about 20bn USD. Gazprom will build the enterprise, while Rusgazdobycha will act as a project partner. The project is under development now. If it gains traction, it […]

Azot branch of Uralchem in Berezniki is poised to invest about 2BN RUB in the equipment revamp and repair in 2018

Azot branch of Uralchem (Berezniki, Perm territory) intends to spend approximately 2bn RUB on the modernisation of keynote operating units and a repair campaign in 2018. In particular, the ammonia facility modernisation programme in section 1А stipulates for the retrofit of surface vacuum capacitor and the acquisition and installation of air coolers and an absorber. […]

Gazprom’s Amur gas processing plant remains on schedule

Construction of the project’s main phase is progressing on schedule, with supply and assembly of Linde AG’s equipment for cryogenic gas separation installations of the complex’s first production lines now under way, with additional heavy equipment for those units to be shipped to the site via the Zeya River starting this summer, Gazprom said. The […]

TOAZ has unlocked finance for the construction of a third urea unit

Togliattiazot, a major ammonia producer in Russia, has signed a 9-year loan agreement 180m EUR worth with a syndicate of Commerzbank AG (Zurich, Switzerland) and Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg (Stuttgart, Germany). As follows from the loan agreement, the interest rate is to be paid after a two-year grace period and to equal 2% per annum. SERV is […]

Delegation of RN-Pechora LNG has confirmed participation in LNG Congress Russia 2018

Delegation of RN-Pechora LNG has confirmed participation in the upcoming 5th anniversary LNG Congress Russia 2018 (6-8 June, Moscow). Delegation lineup includes: Dmitry Ageev – General Director Viktor Okorokov – Deputy General Director – CTO Roman Zdanovich – Financial Director Alexander Gaivoronsky – Manager of Project Management Department Maksim Pavlov – Manager of Project Management Department Pechora LNG project encompasses […]

Putin vows tenfold Arctic shipping by 2025

Delivering his state-of-the-nation speech to the parliament on Thursday, Russian President Vladimir Putin highlighted the importance of speeding up the countries infrastructure developments. The Arctic plays a strategical important role in the plan. «A number of large-scale industrial projects in the Arctic have already been launched,» Putin said and ensured those projects meet the strictest […]

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