Modernized oil pumping station was presented to head of state
Today the modernized oil pumping station "663 km" of the Atyrau oil transportation administration of the Western branch JSC KazTransOil was presented to the head of state during the regional teleconference organized in the period of Nursultan Nazarbayev’s working trip to the Atyrau region, BNews.kz correspondent reports.
New capacities of oil pumping station "663 km" increased handling capacity of Atyrau-Kenkiyak side of Kazakhstan-China oil pipeline for oil transportation to export and domestic oil refineries.
Reconstruction and expansion oil pumping station "663 km" are carried out within implementation of the second queue of the second stage of the construction of Kazakhstan – China oil pipeline project, for possibility of oil transportation of various consignors including Kashagan oil in China, also supply of the West Kazakhstan oil to the domestic plants. It will allow to satisfy the expected oil expansion in consumption after upgrade of oil refinery at the expense of domestic raw materials.
"It is pleasant that we open the modernized oil pumping station on the eve of the Independence Day. Thanks to it the possibility of oil transportation of Kashagan and other West Kazakhstan fields for export to China and on domestic oil refineries appeared," director of the Western branch JSC KazTransOil Zhenisbek Lukpanov said.
Reconstruction and expansion of oil pumping station "663 km" were begun in January, 2014. Works were carried out by the domestic contractor. According to project decisions, oil pumping station "663 km" will perform function of oil pumping station head of the Kenkiyak — Atyrau oil pipeline in the reverse mode. Oil pumping station "663 km" is equipped with function of transfer of oil on oil pumping station 663 km — ANPZ oil pipeline.