Today, on December 12, 2014, on the basis of a subsidiary of JSC "ROSSETI" - IDGC of Volga - in Orenburg there was held a meeting of representatives of oil and gas enterprises and electric companies: JSC "ROSSETI" and its subsidiaries (IDGC of Volga, JSC; UES FGC, JSC; Tyumenenergo, JSC) and Rosneft Oil Company, JSC; Orenburgneft, JSC; RN-Yuganskneftgaz , LLC; Samotlorneftegaz, JSC; RN-Purneftegaz, LLC.
The agenda of the meeting included the most important issues that affect the productive activities of both sectors: energy and oil.
In his opening remarks, the Director of the Electric Power Industry Development Department of JSC Rosneft Oil Company - Vasily Nikonov - emphasized that the purpose of the meeting is to achieve understanding of aspects of interaction of the two companies' technical services concerning the power supply safety, and the result of the commission work should be formed as relevant regulations.
Particular attention was paid to issues related to technological connection and increase of the reliability of oil and gas deposits. According to the plans of JSC "ROSSETI" for the development of trunk grid facilities over the next four years there shall be reconstructed: Buzulukskaya, Yuzhnaya, Sorochinskaya 220 kV substations, Krasnoarmeiskaya -Gazovaya 500 kV overhead line and Buzulukskaya - Sorochinskaya 220 kV overhead line.
Pavel Berezny - the Head of the Energy Department , the Chief Power Engineer of Orenburgneft, JSC shared with the plans for the development of their own grid infrastructure. He said that over the past 8 years, four major substation and two high-voltage power lines were renovated. Till 2016 it is planned to construct new 110 kV overhead line and distribution centre Sorochinsk.
Summarizing the meeting, the Deputy Director General - the Chief Engineer of JSC "ROSSETI" - Alexander Faustov - noted that technologically electric grid facilities of the two companies - JSC "ROSSETI" and JSC "Rosneft Oil Company" - are inextricably linked with each other. It is why the reliability and quality of power supply refer to the area of responsibility of both companies. The interaction of services, as well as sharing technological, operational and accounting information are the key to sustainable operation of energy infrastructures.
The outcome of the meeting is the Rules for the organization of informational exchange and cooperation in prevention and elimination of accidents at electric grid facilities, signed by the Deputy Director General - the Chief Engineer of JSC "ROSSETI" - Alexander Faustov - and the Director of the Electric Power Industry Development Department of JSC Rosneft Oil Company - Vasily Nikonov.
Permanent implementation of measures to improve the reliability of power supply of oil and gas production is personally controlled by the Director General of JSC "ROSSETI" - Oleg Budargin.