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MOSCOW, December 29. /TASS/. Transneft continues construction and installation work within the framework of Zapolyarye-Purpe main oil pipeline construction project, with oil-in scheduled in April 2016, the Russian pipeline operator said on Tuesday.
All the primary activities of the linepipe construction were completed by the winter season, with prescribed hydraulic tests and diagnostics, Transneft reported. "The permit for Zapolyarye - Purple first stage linepipe commissioning was received; its oil-in will start in April 2016," the company said.
Zapolyarye - Purpe oil pipeline system is scheduled for commissioning in 2016. TASS reported earlier Transneft made preliminary contracts for up to 78% of the oil pipeline capacity.
Preliminary contracts provide for supply of up to 10 mln tonnes of Rosneft’s oil, up to 7.4 mln tonnes of Messoyakhaneftegaz, up to 3.1 mln tonnes from Lukoil, 3.1 mln tonnes of Gazprom and 1.3 mln tonnes of Sever Energy. Therefore Transneft made preliminary contracts for up to 24.9 mln tonnes of oil, while the oil pipeline capacity is 32 mln tonnes.