Back-up diesel-driven pumping stations for ESPO-1 pipeline (Russia)

Backup Oil Pump Stations for ESPO-1Backup Oil Pump Stations for ESPO-1

ESPO-1 – is the first phase of the Eastern Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline system, the largest trunk pipeline in Russia aimed to connect the Western and Eastern Siberia oilfields with a sea port of Kozmino in the Nakhodka Bay. The ESPO-1 pipeline, with length of 2694 km, runs from Taishet in Irkutsk region to Skovorodino in Amur region.

Customer Transneft
Scope of works Engineering, manufacturing, procurement, installation supervision, commissioning
Scope of supply 2 emergency backup oil pumping stations:
  • 4 modular blocks with pumping systems and auxiliary equipment
  • 8 pumping systems based on NM 500-560 pumps (ВВ4 type of API 610) driven by Cummins QSK60 diesel engines
Technical data of a single pumping station NM 500-560 pumps:
  • Capacity: 500 m3/h
  • Head: up to 560 m
Features & advantages
  • High efficiency and reliability
  • Each pumping station can operate independently and get quickly connected to the pipeline at its any section
  • Easy operation and maintenance
  • Autonomous power supply for the main and auxiliary systems by own diesel generators
Project duration 2009-2010