Interregional distribution grid company of the South and Caspian Pipeline Consortium have signed additional contract on technological connection of oil pumping station “КТК-Р” to grids of “Kalmenergo” branch of IDGC of the South. The cost of this project amounts 2 billion 400 thousand rubles.
CPC Oil Pipeline System is one of the largest oil-transit routes from Caspian region to world markets. Cross-country pipeline of total length 1511km connects oil pool of western part of Kazakhstan with Russian side of Black sea.
The implementation of this project on the territories of Chernozemeslskiy and Iki-Burulskiy districts of Kalmykia includes construction of two substations of 80MVA each: “НПС-2” and “НПС-3” substations, which according to the schedule are to be put into operation in 2013 and 2012 respectively. According to Vladimir Vashkevich, deputy director general on capital construction, this project is considered as a top-priority project and for its implementation a special subdivision for management of large facilities construction will be organized.
The project also presupposes reconstruction of 300km of overhead lines of 110kV, modernization of seven substations of Kalmykia.
Construction of new energy facilities and modernization of equipment should increase reliable and interruptions-free energy supply to consumers of Kalmykia Republic.
Department of capital construction of “IDGC of the South” organized purchases of necessary energy equipment and tender procedures for implementation of construction and assembly works, prepared documents for land plots for construction works.