Rosneft has started building Russia’s largest oil delivery point and the main cargo berth in the Bukhta Sever port in the framework of Vostok Oil project near the Arctic town of Dikson in the northern part of Krasnoyarsk Kray, the company said in a statement.
At stage 1, three cargo berths and two oil berths totaling almost 1,300 m in length, the oil tank far with 27 reservoirs for 30,000 cubic meters each, and auxiliary infrastructure.
The Bukhta Sever oil terminal is a strategic part of Vostok Oil project that will used to transship crude to be transport by the Northern Sea Route. By 2030, Bukhta Sever is to have 102 oil tanks making it largest the oil terminal in Russia, according to Rosneft.
Crude will be shipped to Bukhta Sever from the oil fields in the Payakha and Vankor clusters by a pipeline system with a total length of mainline pipelines of some 770 km, which is currently under construction.
Phase 1 of Bukhta Sever will have a capacity of up to 30 mn tons per annum. By 2030, the capacity is to be expanded to make 100 mn tons per annum.
The resource base of Vostok Oil exceeds 6 bn tons of premium quality low sulphur oil. The project includes 13 oil and gas fields in northern Krasnoyarsk Kray areas and in the Yamal-Nenetsk Autonomous region.