Transneft Volga Region’s Central Production Service Shop Manufactures over 28,000 Application-Specific Items in 2018

Date of publication: 08 February 2019

The Central Production Service Shop (CPSS), a branch of Transneft Volga Region, manufactured and sold 28.3 thousand items of application-specific products for the oil pipeline industry in 2018.

82 Volzhanka cold pipe cutters, 7 pipelines consisting of flexible lay-flat hoses as well as folding and unfolding units, 20 ice-cutting installations, 3.8 thousand booms for underwater crossings, 19 soft flexible tanks and 66  air escape valve plug installers and retrievers were manufactured at the CPSS’s manufacturing workshops last year.

The CPSS products are certified and patented, they meet the requirements of the GOST R ISO 9001-2015 quality management system. The consumers are Transneft subsidiaries.

During the past year, CPSS also performed repairs on 371 thousand equipment units (tube cutters, air escape valve plug installers and retrievers).

Acceptance testing of a lowered partitioned sampler for petroleum products storage tanks was successfully completed in 2018 as part of mastering production of new products. Manufacture of the first batch of such samplers is scheduled for 2019. Testing of upgraded collars on field trunk pipelines and sealing units intended for elimination of substandard air escape valves was also performed, and their batch production will start in 2020.

In 2019, CPSS will host Transneft’s Best in Profession occupational skills contest for several professions.

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CPSS is a business unit within Transneft Volga Region. The CPSS specialists manufacture products both for Transneft subsidiaries and for third party consumers of application-specific engineering products designed for oil pipeline operation and repair. The product mix currently available lists about 108 items, among them appliances and devices for ensuring reliable operation of oil and petroleum products pipeline transportation facilities, as well as spare parts for other mechanisms. The technical quality of the products is confirmed with 35 patents.