7 October 2020 - 18:57
  • News Code: 308180
1st Phase of Goreh-Jusk Pipeline Project Online by March 2021

TEHRAN (Shana) – The first phase of the Goreh-Jusk oil pipeline project will come on stream by the end of the current calendar year to March 20 2021.

The phase entails the operation of pump houses No. 2 and 4, receiving stations 1 and 2, pigging, as well as the final terminal.

According to the Petroleum Engineering and Development Company (PEDEC), Ali Jafarzadeh, project manager of the Goreh-Jusk crude oil transfer pipeline project, said testing the pumping houses as well as the final terminal starts in December and ends in early February.

He stated that the purpose of launching the first phase is to transfer 350,000 barrels of crude oil, and added: "So far, this phase has made about 70% physical progress and the executive operations are underway according to plan."

The project manager of the project stated: “The commissioning of sections of pumping houses 1, 3 and 5 is also on the agenda.”

Jafarzadeh noted that this is for the first time in the Middle East that 42-inch gate valves are produced by an Iranian knowledge-based company, adding the 25 42-inch gate valves required by the project, whose raw materials were even supplied by local companies, would be delivered to the project by November this year.

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