Adria-Vienna pipeline

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The Adria-Wien Pipeline ( AWP ) is a crude oil pipeline in which crude oil is transported from Trieste to Schwechat in Lower Austria . It was put into operation in 1970 .

The Wohlsdorf junction is located on the area of ​​an archaeological site from the Bronze Age

It branches off from the Trans Alpine oil line (TAL) in Würmlach (Carinthia) on the Italian-Austrian border and leads over the Koralpe through Styria and the change in part by the Burg land until the OMV - Schwechat refinery . It has a length of 420 km. In western Styria, a 14 km long 16 "(406 mm) branch line leads to an ELG warehouse in Lannach , where the mineral oil industry's mandatory emergency reserves are stored.

The pipeline has a capacity of 11 million tons of crude oil per year, which corresponds to 1/4 of the ÖBB freight traffic. The main line has a diameter of 18 "(457 mm). A total of 12 pumping stations, which are supplied with 110 kV, require 32  MW of electrical power in order to achieve the maximum throughput rate of 458 liters / sec.

Annual throughput: around 7.8 million tons of crude oil (2005). So far, over 200 million tons of crude oil have been implemented.

The AWP is wholly owned by OMV Refining & Marketing GmbH.

Web links

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Individual evidence

  1. Homepage ( Memento of the original from January 21, 2016 in the Internet Archive ) Info: The archive link was inserted automatically and has not yet been checked. Please check the original and archive link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. the AWP (accessed January 20, 2016). @1@ 2Template: Webachiv / IABot /