FGC builds substations for the oil and gas sector in Yamal

FGC builds substations for the oil and gas sector in Yamal

Started construction of substation 220 kV “Ermak”, substation 220 kV Slavyanskaya substation and 220 kV “Primordial”. “Indigenous” will increase reliability of supply and enable connection of new consumers.

MOSCOW, 28 Oct. “FGC UES” (part of “rosseti”) began the construction of three substations to supply consumers of oil and gas industry on the Yamal Peninsula, the company said on Wednesday.

“The commissioning of the power facilities needed to ensure a reliable supply of oil and gas companies, including oil pumping stations of main oil pipeline “Transneft”, the consumers of Russian oil, but also improve the reliability of power supply of consumers power district Urengoy, Yamal-Nenets Autonomous district”, — stated in the message.

So, events are held for the construction of the substation 220 kV “Ermak” with overhangs to OL 220 kV “Urengoy power plant — Mangazeya”, substation 220 kV “Slavic” with 220 kV overhead line “Ermak — Slavic” and the substation 220 kV “Primordial” into the transmission line 220 kV “Urengoy power plant — Urengoy”.

It is noted that the substation 220 kV “Primordial” will improve the reliability of supply for existing consumers and provide for the possibility of technological connection of new consumers in the social sphere of the city of Novy Urengoy and waste facilities and transportation of gas company Gazprom.

According to the report, construction is carried out in the framework of the agreement between FGC UES and Transneft to ensure a reliable supply of oil pumping stations of the trunk pipeline “Zapolyarye — Purpe”. It is noted that within implementation of these investment projects by 2017 it is planned to put in operation 505 megavoltampere (MVA) of transformer capacity and 438 kilometers of power transmission lines.

FGC UES provides services on electricity transmission on the Unified national electric grid (UNEG). The grid facilities of FGC are located in 73 regions of the Russian Federation. The company is a subsidiary of the state company “Russian grids”. The company “rosseti” are 80,13% of the outstanding shares of FGC.