SUBSTATION KUMKOL, KAZAKHSTAN

The Kumkol substation has been upgraded on behalf of the end customer PetroKazakhstan. PetroKazakhstan is a Canadian oil company, based in Calgary which focuses its entire business on Kazakhstan. The company has 550 million barrels (87,000,000 m3) of oil and 25 billion cubic feet (710,000,000 m3) of natural gas reserves (January 2005 estimate) in the Turgai basin region. 
The commissioning works included the commissioning of more than 10 feeders with ABB REL670, ABB REB670 and REF545 during the hard Kazakh winter. 

COMMISSIONING@SUBSTATION KUMKOL – AT A GLANCE
Systems:
  • Bus Bar Protection ABB REB670
  • Line Protection ABB REL670
  • Feeder Protection ABB REF545
  • Communication bus MOD-Bus