The pipeline was built and operated by the Russian pipeline company Transneft.

Project goal: to increase the capacity of the ESPO pipeline system with the reconstruction of trunk pipelines that transport crude oil from Western Siberia to the city of Taishet, to ensure the transportation of oil for export to the People’s Republic of China and the countries of the Asia-Pacific region through the port of Kozmino, as well as to oil refineries plants of the Russian Federation.