Repair of the pipeline near Saratov completed by Sunday evening

© Photo : courtesy of MOE Russia in the Saratov region are working to eliminate the consequences of the burst of the oil pipeline. January 19, 2018Repair of the pipeline near Saratov completed by Sunday evening© photo : courtesy of the Ministry of emergency situations of Russia

Repairs to the damaged section of the oil pipeline Kuibyshev-Tihoretsk on the territory of Saratov region after the accident, it is planned to finish by 18.00 GMT on Sunday, reported RIA Novosti on Saturday, head of the press service of the regional Glaucus Ministry of emergency situations Natalia Kulichenko.

«Tomorrow, January 21 at 18.00 GMT will be completed to repair the pipeline,» — said the Agency interlocutor.

Thursday on the main oil pipeline company «Transneft» Kuibyshev-Tihoretsk near the village of krasnoarmeyskoye is made of oil and fire. The fire is extinguished. According to Rosprirodnadzor, the area of the oil spill amounted to two thousand square meters, output of oil amounted to about two thousand cubic meters.

Affected 10 houses, two of which were completely burned, no injuries. The Governor of the region Valery Radaev promised financial compensation to the victims. One family, the authorities plan to move into a new apartment until 3 February. In «Transneft» the preliminary cause of the accident on the oil pipeline called the defect of the weld. To complete the emergency repair work was earlier scheduled to end Sunday.