Eastern Siberia–Pacific Ocean (ESPO) I is a 2,694km-long onshore pipeline project operated by AK Transneft. This oil pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 48 inches, starts at Irkutsk Oblast (Russia) and ends in Amur Oblast (Russia).

The Eastern Siberia–Pacific Ocean (ESPO) I project started operations in 2009 and is owned by AK Transneft.

The Eastern Siberia–Pacific Ocean (ESPO) I project is associated with the 2047km Eastern Siberia–Pacific Ocean (ESPO) II.

About AK Transneft

AK Transneft (Transneft) is a midstream oil and gas company. It transports crude oil and refined petroleum products through trunk pipelines in Russia and other countries. The company also carries out preventive maintenance, diagnostic, and emergency response and recovery work on trunk pipelines; interacts with pipeline transport companies in other countries on the transportation of oil and oil products; and raises funds for the extension and reconstruction of facilities. It also works for the integrated development of the network of trunk pipelines and other pipeline facilities. Transneft provides oil storage services. It has operations in various countries including Russia, Kazakhstan, and Republic of Belarus. Transneft is headquartered in Moscow, Russia.


Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.