Turkmenistan rebuilds oil pipelines
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, July 4 / Trend H. Hasanov /
The Turkmen oil transportation network's old pipelines should be repaired and replaced.
The staff of a specialized construction and assembly administration is engaged in repairing and laying the pipelines, Neutral Turkmenistan said today.
Workers engaged in laying pipe of the new construction and assembly administration are constructing Garagel-Goturdepe oil pipeline with a total length of 44 kilometers, by using 325 mm diameter pipes.
Oil pipes are being rapidly replaced by new ones with a diameter of 530 mm in another area of the main oil pipeline Belek-Turkmenbashi, its two branches of seven kilometers long each.
After these oil pipelines are commissioned, it will be possible to cover the increased need for the processing industry in the supply volumes of hydrocarbon raw materials.
According to the article, the export potential increases due to the strengthening of mutually beneficial cooperation with other countries.
The creation of necessary production infrastructure at new and existing oil and gas fields, such as, for example, Korpeje, from where the international gas pipeline Turkmenistan - Iran originates, promotes this.
"According to geologists, Korpeje field is considered as one of the
most promising oil and gas fields in the western region of the
The raw materials extracted in the fields of oil and gas departments of Khazar, Barsagelmes, Goturdepe and others, via the main trunk oil pipeline are delivered to a refinery in Turkmenbashi. This is the main "artery" that connects this enterprise with major oil and gas fields.
Oil production in Turkmenistan in 2011 amounted to 216,000 barrels per day, BP annual review, without comparisons to 2010 said.
Turkmenistan's share in the global oil production last year was 0.3 percent.