Transneft Volga Region Completes Reconstruction of Treatment Plants at Operating Facility in Republic of Tatarstan

Date of publication: 13 December 2019

Transneft Volga Region has completed reconstruction of production and storm wastewater treatment stations at the Bavly line operation dispatcher station of the Buguruslan Regional Oil Pipeline Directorate in the Republic of Tatarstan.

The set of works was performed within the programme for technical upgrading and revamping of Transneft Volga Region’s facilities in 2019.

The goal is to comply with high standards of environmental safety in operational activities, exclude unorganised discharge of surface runoff onto the terrian from the territory of the operating facility in accordance with the requirements of environmental legislation of the Russian Federation.

During the revamping, the old production and storm wastewater treatment stations (oil traps, reinforced concrete oil collection tanks, a sewerage pump station) were dismantled.

A new production and storm wastewater sewage pump station for pumping wastewater and a pressure header for supplying wastewater from the sewage pump station to the point of connection to the existing header, were built. Storm drainage networks and storm runoff accumulators, namely 4 tanks with a volume of 100 m3 each, were connected.

Gate valves of the storm water sewage system from the tanks dyking were replaced by electric drives; the existing surface inlets were equipped with gas sensors. In addition, new surface inlets were built on lowered ground.

The new sewage production and storm wastewater treatment plants were commissioned after comprehensive testing of the equipment was performed.

Transneft Volga Region plans to conduct the revamping of the utility water treatment plants and the production and storm wastewater sewage networks at the Krasnoarmeyskaya LODS of the Saratov RPD, the construction of a biotreatment station as part of the revamping of the water supply and disposal systems at the oil blending station of the Samara RPD.